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  • Wine of the Month: Apple Wine

    Posted on October 1, 2016 by Ed Kraus

    Apple wine, also commonly referred to hard cider, is one of the oldest fermented beverages in the United States. This crisp, sweet wine can be made from fresh apples, apple concentrate, or even apple cider. Even better, October is the perfect time to pick apples from your local orchard. Fall is a great time to make this wine. Read on to find out more about apple wine, along with our exclusive recipe and wine pairing tips. Pick Your Apple Similar to baking an apple pie or apple tart, different apples will yield different flavors. For a sweet...

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  • Sanitizing Wine Making Equipment May Be Easier Than You Think!

    Posted on October 1, 2016 by Ed Kraus

    Wine Bottles After Sanitizing Wine Making EquipmentI am filling up my shopping cart with everything I need to start making wine in one large order. I see there are several products for sanitizing wine making equipment. What' the best sanitizer for wine making? Can you explain how to sanitize the wine making equipment...

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  • 5 Easy Beer Recipes for Beginners

    Posted on September 30, 2016 by David Ackley

    Making Beer Recipes For BeginnersSo you’ve just started homebrewing. Congrats! Now, what should you brew? With a seemingly endless list of possible beers to brew, where do you start? What homebrewing ingredients should you get? Here are some easy beer recipes for beginners. These are some of the best, basic homebrewing recipes:  ...

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  • Restarting A Stuck Malolactic Fermentation

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by Ed Kraus

    Stuck Malolactic FermentationI have a Chilean Pinot Noir from fresh juice. I have a stuck malolactic fermentation. I've added malolactic culture when I inoculated my wine... Yesterdays MLF test read 75, pH 3.4, Free SO2 18-28, but my acid was .90%, too High?. Temp is 73 degrees. I've added malolactic culture twice. Should I try lowering t...

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  • 3 Methods For Carbonating A Homebrew Keg

    Posted on September 28, 2016 by David Ackley

    Equipment For Carbonating A Homebrew KegOne of the best parts of kegging your homebrew is that you don’t have to bother with beer bottles and priming sugar. You can force carbonate the beer by pushing CO2 gas directly into it. This blog post will cover three methods for carbonating a homebrew keg. Assuming that you’ve already c...

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  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Making Wine!

    Posted on September 27, 2016 by Ed Kraus

    why-you-should-be-making-wine2What motivates you to make your own homemade wine?  Is it for that feeling of knowing you’re participating in an ancient art that has been practiced for thousands of years?  Is it so you can control the aromas and flavors of your wine and not worry about whether or not you’ll like the wine when you pop that ...

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  • Create Your Own Seasonal Beer Brewing Calendar

    Posted on September 26, 2016 by David Ackley

    Beers To Put On A Beer Brewing CalendarAt certain times of the year, some styles of beers just taste better than others. An imperial stout in summer and a hefeweizen in winter seems equally out of place. But you can’t well wait til December to brew your imperial stout and hope that it will be ready by Christmas. Enter: a seasona...

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  • What You Should Know About Storing Wine Barrels

    Posted on September 24, 2016 by Ed Kraus

    Time to start storing wine barrelsWe have a two 50 gal. oak wine barrel we have been making wine with for several years. We are planning to skip a year because of over supply. How should we be storing wine barrels when we're not using them? Enjoy your emails read them all. Mike M. — IL ----- Hello Mike, I'm glad you asked this questio...

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  • Avoiding The Green Beer Taste: Conditioning & Aging

    Posted on September 23, 2016 by David Ackley

    Conditioned Homebrew With No Green Beer TastePatience. It’s one of a homebrewer’s many virtues, and a necessity for avoiding a green beer taste. After bottling or kegging a batch of homebrew, it’s very difficult to resist sampling the beer before it’s ready. But your patience will be rewarded by giving the beer the time it...

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  • Easy Spiced Pumpkin Wine Recipe For The Holidays!

    Posted on September 22, 2016 by Ed Kraus

    Made From Pumpkin Wine RecipeI cannot find anything on how to make pumpkin wine. Can it even be done? If it can how do you have a pumpkin wine recipe you could send me? Bryant T. — KS ----- Hello Bryant, Yes, it is pumpkin time and time for using a pumpkin wine recipe. I thank you for such an appropriate question for this time of the year...

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