You don’t need to rack it again. Let it be until you return. If you try to degas wine that is still fermenting, odds are you’re going to have a...
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I have a designated bowl that I wrap my muslin bag around and dump the skins into and tie off. Once I’m ready for my skins, out of the bowl they...
The temperature probe should be in the liquid.
Only thing I would add is that you should probably get a 7.9 gallon primary fermenter as opposed to your 6.5 gallon. You’ll have a lot more room...
Definitely #9. I use both the 9 1 3/4 with the natural cork ends and the nomacorc 9 1 1/2 depending on how I plan to store them.
My 2c worth. Do you like traditional dry rose? Yes? Then just make this to spec. I made this 18 months ago and it’s fantastic with nothing changed...
The one that comes to mind immediately is the CC Australia Shiraz. That one was about as mundane as they get.
I have had CC kits that wowed me and ones that didn’t. I feel the same about all the manufacturers. That being said the last MoreWine sale...
This also annoys me to no end. Oh well, at least sulfites are dirt cheap.
I was at 1.107 after the skins were saturated for ~24 hours
Started this kit last weekend. SG was low, barely hitting 1.08 before skins. Added some corn sugar to 1.09. Going to EM this one.
May I ask what you paid for a Meglioli with shipping?
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I purchased my last RJS kit from Midwest Supplies. I do wait for sales, though. With 20% off and their free shipping, the prices aren’t bad.
The Classico comes with more juice and only dried skins. Made it last year and expect it to be great.
From what I’ve gathered the nose comes a lot from the skins. Are you making skins kits?
Label peelers has presoaked oak chips in lots of different alcohol varieties. I’ve used their rum ones with good results.
It would be nice if some of these kit manufacturers would offer an a la carte dried skins pack(s) for a nominal fee. At least as an option for...
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