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    storing wine upright or on the side?

    Alright thanks...never thought to look into corks that much but I guess it is important. I will probably being storing them on the side then thanks.
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    storing wine upright or on the side?

    I looked back a little and couldnt find anything specific on this. Does it matter whether you keep your wine upright or on the side (like you see with wine racks)? My main thought is if I kept them upright will it somehow compromise the cork? thanks
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    Strawberry wine update Thought I would give an update to those interested about my strawberry wine. The SG finally got down to about 1.01 (from 1.1-1.2) after about 2 weeks and transferred it to the secondary. The yeast is going strong which is encouraging i think not to strong though were its...
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    WineXpert Blueberry pinot noir SG to secondary?

    Alright I should have read the other posts first. It looks like I am still in good shape if I carboy over at 1.000 or less as people mentioned previously. If someone could just comment to make sure I am okay to go to secondary at a SG of 1 so I dont blow this wine kit? thanks tim
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    WineXpert Blueberry pinot noir SG to secondary?

    Hello, Well I am at it again with these SG. I am doing the blueberry pinot noir wine xpert island mist kit and want to make sure I am on the right track. I started it last thursday evening in the primary fermenter and checked it today, monday, and the SG is 1.000 the directions say to change...
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    your probably right about wanting a carboy but I am already on track to do an F-pak and take my chances I guess. I bought 10#s of strawberries and destemmed and cut and have in the freezer. I think Id take your advice in the future mike. just want prepared for it and bought a 3 gallon carboy...
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    Strawberry Delight

    I'll be adding this one to my recipe book for next time I make strawberry wine thanks
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    I go so southern Illinois University Edwardsville. It is in Edwardsville Illinois which is about 20 minutes east of st louis. Thanks for all the information I do appreciate it. Troy you maybe be taking my comments out of context i am not pulling my hair out and i didn't lose any sleep over...
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    alright unless someone can come up with a solution and i decide to backsweeten how does that go. I can buy 8#s now for about 8 bucks but how do I store them until I need them? My name is Tim. If you want to know a little about me I am in my last year of pharmacy school and apparently I like...
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    Okay so can anyone makeshift a 5-6 gallon recipe that would fit in with what i have currently added.(mentioned above) I mean I dunno with pectic enzymes or any of that stuff what do you guys and gals think?
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    Just sitting here stewing about this.....
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    By the number of responses I am quite concerned Yes I should have checked here first..who the hell is posting all these crappy wine recipes on the internet anyway. That was the complete recipe 12#strawberry 8 # sugar 2 tablespoons citric acid added water to 3 gallons total In detail...
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    Strawberry wine and starting SG 1.1? is this okay?

    Well I am back and just started my next batch-strawberry wine. I hope I did okay with the ingredients here is what i did. This is based off a recipe I found online. 12#strawberry 8 # sugar 2 tablespoons citric acid added water to 3 gallons total Well I am a goof ball and didnt add sugar...
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    Sale on Strawberry

    Haha yeah I just hit that up today got 12 pounds...please see my other thread and you can see if i am in good shape or not
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    Hello!

    Thank you. I think Ill give that one a shot next fall when the apples are ready to go. I also have a pear tree that we don't know what to do with all those so I may make some pear wine as well. Iv'e also taken to reading the winebook.pdf file and that has helped a lot with really understanding...
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