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Snowbird

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Any suggestions on what to use to top off ? I guessing by the time I rack it it's gonna be about a gallon short. It has a lot of settlement on bottom.:?
 

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How much U making?
Can you rack to smaller carboy?
If making 6 gal and will be short 1 gal thats way to much headspace.
 

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You could blend it with peach wine and Tom is right, way way way too much head space. You need several smaller bottles/carboys to split that up.

An alternative method is to buy 10,000 marbles and add them.
 

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Yep 6 gal. I was trying to keep from buying carboys...there too high.:slp
 

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I have used Chardonnay tom top off Strawberry in plast and it has work well
 

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You could blend it with peach wine and Tom is right, way way way too much head space. You need several smaller bottles/carboys to split that up.

An alternative method is to buy 10,000 marbles and add them.
Interesting...
I need to know....
Did you count 10,000 and know that many will displace ONE gallon?
 

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If making 6 gallons - a gallon short - buy a 5 gallon carboy - they are only about $30 plus shipping.

Are you could put a vacuum seal on it - i have heard that you can do that when your wine is stabilized.
 

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Strawberry wine gives me a gut ach. Picked 3 flats today and ate 2 already. My belly hurts and I dont have anywhere near enough berries to make wine
 

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Strawberry wine gives me a gut ach. Picked 3 flats today and ate 2 already. My belly hurts and I dont have anywhere near enough berries to make wine
BAD MIKE! BAD MIKE! Those were for making wine. I told you not to touch them. Get in the corner right now and think about what you did. :(
 

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Yes go and sulk in the corner.:slp
When there think of all the Wine bottles that were NOT FILLED with great Strawberry Wine !
 
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