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    My yeasties are sleeping????

    Hi Menny, It is reading 70 degrees Wendy
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    My yeasties are sleeping????

    Hi Ron Thankyou, Im making a red wine. I've crushed the grapes, Used the hydrometer and worked out the specific gravity etc. I've added the Camden tablets as per instructions and then after 24 hrs I've added a burgundy yeast starter and yeast feed, along with the sugar water. I did exactly...
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    My yeasties are sleeping????

    Hi folks, it's me yet again! I have started two fermenting buckets in the last week, My first one did very well with lots of yeasty activity. Four days later I started a second bucket in exactly the same way as the first but this time there seems to be little or no yeasty life in this second...
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    Numbers?????

    Thankyou so much for that explanation, it has put my mind at rest to know my little yeasties are doing a grand job.
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    Numbers?????

    Good evening all, I have a quandary, My first hydrometer trading before primary fermentation was 1050 Now after 3 days it's at 1010, may sound silly to some but are these numbers meant to go up or down?? Many thanks
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    Newby

    Thankyou everyone, that's all very helpful, I've just got in from work and my wine monster is now at the top of the bucket Time for a bigger bucket I think.
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    Newby

    Hello everyone, I'm new to wine making and think I'm doing ok so far?? Question I have is, my primary fermentation is very active, I have it in a 3.5 gallon bucket at present but think it's going to over flow? Can I transfer the whole lot to a new bigger bucket to continue or will this upset my...
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