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WaWa

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Hi all,
My kiwifruit wine has been doing very nicely in a 23litre carboy. I racked it off the lees yesterday and topped up with water, replaced airlock. Before racking it was bubbling away nicely and I got an sg reading of 0.999. Today, no activity at all. Should I assume finished and degass now etc. or leave it alone for a few days before rushing things? It just seems a bit strange to me that it suddenly stopped straight after a racking. It was only the 2nd racking btw.
 

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WaWa,

the lees is where a lot of the active yeast is.. so racking off the lees could mean you've tossed out most of the yeast.

It's at a good low FG now.. just check the FG now and in three days time.. if there is no change in the numbers.. start the stabilising and clearing process.

Allie
 

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Thanks Allie
I'll leave a while longer then and check in a few days
 

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Let me know how it comes out. About a month ago I bottled my Strawberry/Kiwi Wine. I made that from my steam juicer.
 

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How did this wine turn out Wawa?

I'm anxious to taste the gold kiwifruit I started, I don't think I've ever tasted a particularly nice one yet.
 

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I will say MY KIWI/STRAWBERRY came out great!

I started another but stronger on the KIWI and using Strawberry for a F-Pac
 

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How did this wine turn out Wawa?

I'm anxious to taste the gold kiwifruit I started, I don't think I've ever tasted a particularly nice one yet.
Awesome!, the best yet. I am now on to my 2nd batch. I backsweetened the first batch because I felt it was a little dry but in hindsight it was a mistake because after a few months ageing it just tasted too sweet. The 2nd batch I have left dry and it's ready now and is just fabo!!!!! I would imagine the gold kiwifruit would be sweeter. I like the green coz they are quite acidic. Hey Crazy, don't forget you are welcome to come to our 'club' meetings and try it!!!
 
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