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    Hard Apple Cider

    Just juiced and pressed 300 kgs of apples yesterday, what a day. They're a mix of fuji, red lady (I think thats what he called them) and another one I can't remember now. Now I have around 120 litres of apple juice and I have yet to start pressing the pulp so hoping for a bit more. The pulp...
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    Plum wine with smell of port.

    I've got a question... Well I just bottled a 6 gal carboy of dark plum wine. Tasted good etc, forgot to take s.g which ill endeavour to do as I need to put corks in about half of the bottles which currently just have caps on them. Thing is it has a distinctive port taste to it, do you...
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    Carboy used to hold petrol...

    I went to a friends house the other day, after finding out I try to make wine, he said his dad had 4 old carboys sitting in the shed I could have. They had probably been in there for 20 years at least! Absolutely covered in dust but i noticed when giving them a clean that one of them at some...
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    Feijoa (Pineapple guava) mixed with Pineapple

    Hello people, Just I thought I would try racking (haha) your brains about a batch of Feijoa Wine I started yesterday. Ok so I started with just under 2 shopping bags full of feijoa's, had them in the freezer for around 2 weeks, unfroze the contents then scooped out the insides, put the...
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    Greetings from New Zealand!

    Hello everyone, I'm new to making wine, I am into my second year doing so. It's been a bit of a roller coaster, a few botched batches and a few successes. All up I'm luvin it, although as a student the price of equipment is a killer, although the end product is worth it haha I'm lucky...
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