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  1. tradowsk liked mhopkins's post in the thread D.D. Dragon's Blood question.

    Most fruit recipes I have seen (and my practice) is to wait one day. Jack Keller (guru of fruit wines) doesn't even wait that long. He...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:43 AM
  2. tradowsk replied to the thread Blueberry wine fermentation guidance.

    Non-kit fermentation can be a bit longer since everything is not so strictly controlled. I had a mead recently where primary took a...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:29 AM
  3. tradowsk replied to the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    I would throw in some tart apples to your must. Gala are delicious but fairly low on acid so your wine may turn out a bit bland. You...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  4. tradowsk posted a new thread.

    Substance on corks

    I have some bottles of mead aging in my cellar since May, and yesterday I noticed a few bottles have an amber-colored sap-like substance...

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    Forum: General Wine Making Forum

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:11 AM
  5. tradowsk replied to the thread So 9 days in....

    If you're not going to backsweeten, then you probably don't need the sorbate. It has a limited life in the wine and can add weird...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 4:14 AM