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    Pear wine help

    I'll have to try the pectic enzyme. I put some in a pint jar and tried some bentonite and it hasnt done much of anything either but I didnt know if it would after fermentation. I wondered if Chitosan and keisesol would do anything
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    Pear wine help

    Ive got a pear wine that isn't settling. Its been in a carboy sitting for almost 2 months. Ive tried running it through cheese cloth but it just clogs up the cheese cloth. Is there something I can add to it to help it settle faster or do I just need to give it more time?
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    Fruit wine with no flavor

    Thanks for all the help! I think it might be saved! I added the potassium sorbate and simple syrup and 2 bottles of the cherry juice concentrate and its definitely better. Still have room to improve but for my first attempt I'm happy with it. Thanks again for all the help!
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    Fruit wine with no flavor

    Thanks for the help! My next batch I'll definitely try more fruit.
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    Fruit wine with no flavor

    I will give that a try! Thanks for the tip!
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    Fruit wine with no flavor

    Its very dry. I added a little simple syrup and was going to let it sit for a few days and try it again. I'm just afraid its a lost cause but I hate to pitch it after all this work and time. But my first attempt I expected to be a learning experience but I wondered if anybody had another idea of...
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    Fruit wine with no flavor

    Yes next to no flavor. The recipe I used called for 2 lbs of fruit for about 1 1/2 gallons of water. Every other recipe ive found says 4-6 lbs of fruit per gallon, that's whats leading me to believe I needed to use more fruit
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    Fruit wine with no flavor

    Total newb question.....I made some fruit wine (cherry) and everything seemed to be working perfectly. Good fermentation, good alcohol content, good clear color. I'm guessing I didn't use enough fruit so I want to try again. My question is can I salvage this wine somehow? Or pitch it and start a...
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