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      sjjan replied to the thread Adventures in Wild Fermentation.
      I used wild fermentation last year with all the grapes I bought and that worked fine. This year, one batch of montepulciano grapes just...
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      sjjan reacted to Rice_Guy's post in the thread DAP toxic? with Like Like.
      I second the note from @winemaker81 ,,,,,,, H2S needs to be dealt with immediately. I would rack to any available container as blue 55...
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      sjjan replied to the thread DAP toxic?.
      One batch is fermenting on “natural” yeast which could also mean that it picked up on one of the commercial yeasts “hanging” in the...
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      sjjan replied to the thread DAP toxic?.
      @winemaker81 yes, it is a problem to be dealt with. I agree. But what to do with the ongoing primary fermentation? In other words. 600...
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      sjjan replied to the thread DAP toxic?.
      It is 600 liter of young wine. The fermentation is not done yet. Not sure if we can get Reduless, but I do have copper sulphate. I know...
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      sjjan reacted to Rice_Guy's post in the thread DAP toxic? with Like Like.
      The tool I would use here in the states is a product called Reduless. It is copper bonded to yeast cells. I don’t know if you have...
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      sjjan reacted to winemaker81's post in the thread DAP toxic? with Like Like.
      Adding nutrient won't solve a H2S problem -- it may keep it from worsening. I trust @Rice_Guy's explanation is correct. If the SG is at...
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      sjjan reacted to David Violante's post in the thread DAP toxic? with Like Like.
      My understanding is that splash racking would be very helpful, and kmeta as well, for the one so close to the end. Otherwise I would use...
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      sjjan reacted to Rice_Guy's post in the thread DAP toxic? with Like Like.
      * if you have H2S you have passed the point. The current look at yeast growth is saying that there are stages; 1 lag where the...
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      sjjan replied to the thread DAP toxic?.
      @Rice_Guy Thanks! Well, yes, I had to go to Africa for work and thus could not taste the ongoing of the primary fermentation of 2...
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      sjjan replied to the thread DAP toxic?.
      What is the latest moment in the primary fermentation you can still add DAP to solve H2S problems?
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      sjjan replied to the thread Residual Sugar Testing.
      A salt/ice bath definitely works but make sure to also cool the bottles themselves before disgorging. There is quite a bit of info...
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      sjjan replied to the thread Residual Sugar Testing.
      Great @BarrelMonkey that you are making sparkling wine. Are you going for the traditional method? No disgorging by freezing the necks?
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