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    Choosing 1 strain of MLB

    If you have to choose 1 malolactic bacteria strain to take up resident inside your only oak barrel, what strain would that be?
  2. DonnyDarko19

    Malolactic Fermentation Help

    I had a question about MLF. After a week of fermenting 100 lbs of merlot grapes with EC-1118, I pressed my grapes on Friday and racked off the gross lees on Sunday. I have not added any sulfites since the crush. When I racked on Sunday, I had to top off with a similar store bought wine. 3...
  3. waynemart

    Malolactic Bacteria

    A small pack of malolactic bacteria averages $10 in the brew shops. They say it takes a packet for each 6 gallons. That gets expensive when you have eight carboys needing some help. Is it possible to stretch one packet for all eight carboys by starting it in one and transferring portions...