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    Kieselsol & Chitosan not working - Could my apple wine have been messed up?

    Hi, I used Kieselsol & Chitosan to fine my apple wine after the fermentation finishes (about 2 months ago), but they did not clear the wine even though I had degassed it with drill, and used right amounts of Kieselsol & Chitosan, and temperature was definetely more than 70 F. I waited two more...
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    Is it normal color ?

    Hello, I am new here and it is my first time make Apple juice wine. I was start worry about apple wine color, Is it normal ? Please let me know ASAP. When airlock stop bubble can I pour to 2nd carboy ? ( Before ) 4-23-2020 .................................( Today ) 4-30-2020
  3. Amandolin

    Apple wine and ... cider wine? ;-)

    Today I started a slight variation on Apfelwein (see pic for my recipe/notes) I’m planning to try the same concept in my other 3 gal carboy but with cider and dark brown sugar. Anybody have any recommendations for additions? I was wondering if it would benefit from adding... - Golden...
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    Spiced Wine

    I am about to make apple wine and would like to add spices. During what part of the process should I add things like cinnamon sticks and clove?
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    I made some Apple Wine a year ago and added some Isinglass to help clear it. So I took poor notes but as I recall the wine started to clear virtually overnight. The Isinglass that I used was in liquid form when I bought it. So this year I have some more apple wine and I went to get some...
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    String-Like Material In My Apple Wine

    ***************************************** This 3 gallon batch of apple wine has been in 2nd fermentation for about a month now. And just today, I noticed this tiny little piece of "string-like" material floating at the very top of the carboy. Can anyone tell me what this is? Could it be...
  7. gethighonyourownsupply

    Apple wine/Cider without apple press

    Hi all, hopefully this is the right place and I haven't missed any relevant threads when I searched. I have about 1.5kg of (currently diced & frozen) apples I'm hoping to make into Cider or Apple wine but don't have a press. I'm hoping to make 4-5 litres as I have a nice 5L demijohn I'd like to...
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    Newbie to the forum, looking for some insight

    I just started making wine (have a strawberry in primary right now) but have done a ton of reading over the past couple weeks or month or so. I have noticed there is no end to the different ingredients used in wine. There are still some apples for the picking near me and I posed the question...