Did you ferment it on the skins for 14 days? I'm thinking I'll do that.
I know exactly what you mean! I never follow the instructions either. I noticed all the errors too in the Eclipse kits when they 1st went to the...
Thanks for the update! I just ordered this kit, and I'm excited about getting it started. Does this kit call for 14 days in primary?
How is this kit progressing? Latest thoughts?
The way I see it, there is no real benefit to aging more then a few months. The flavor peaks after a few months. Once it's clear, bottle it, and...
Toss in a cheap aquarium heater. That's what I use.
Did your wine clear?
How did the newer, vented bungs perform?
Personally I would rack it, dose it again with pectic enzyme, then hit it with SuperKleer. All in 1 step.
I gave up on Sparkoloid long ago. I use DualFine(SuperKleer) in all of my wines. You might want to dose it again with pectin enzyme. It could be...
Can you message me the name of the online retailer? I can only find toasted oak powder online.
Dave, do you use American or French oak powder? Also where do you by it?
Thoughts on silicone vented(breathable) bungs???? I don't see any downside to using these. I'm making the switch.
Had my eye on this kit a few times. Do you make per the instructions or do you tweak it? I see where some people add apple cider after...
I use Spiral French Oak Medium Plus Toast in mine for bulk aging. In fact that's what I use in all my reds.
Very cool! I'm right off Rt 202 in Brandywine Hundred.
What part of Delaware Jim??? Northern Delaware here.
fyi, I made this kit many times over the last 6 years or so. It's by far one of my fave kit wines. It really starts to hit its stride after about...
Here's a pic of it this morning before stirring. Day 3 in fermenter. It has a beautiful, thick cap.[ATTACH]
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