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  • Leigh Erwin: Making Wine From Scratch

    Posted on August 29, 2015 by Leigh Erwin

    Strawberries for making wine from scratch.Hi all! Even though I’ve been continuing to order wine ingredient kits, I’ve been thinking a lot about making my own wine from scratch. Something about making wine from scratch makes me feel like I am in complete control over how the wine comes out, while when I make wine from a kit, it’s kind of like I...

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  • Starting a Homebrew Club

    Posted on August 28, 2015 by John Torrance

    Homebrew ClubThe comedian George Carlin once jokingly told people rather than waiting for someone else to make a path, you should go out and make one of your own. I think the same concept applies to starting a homebrew club. If there isn’t one in your area, don’t wait for someone else to do it, get out there and start one! I had been brewing fo...

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  • When To Measure The pH Of A Wine

    Posted on August 27, 2015 by Ed Kraus

    Testing pH of a wine.I got some pH test strips but do not know what the optimal pH of wine is.  I was also wondering if pH can be adjusted at anytime during wine making process? Thanks, Joe ----- Dear Joe, Thank you for the great questions about the pH of a wine. pH is an integral part of any wine and needs to be correct for the wine to taste balanced. The ...

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  • 6 Tips For Making Your Beer Sweeter

    Posted on August 26, 2015 by David Ackley

    3 Sweeter Craft BeersThough in some instances you might appreciate a dry beer, it’s nice to mix things up once in a while and have a sweeter beer on hand. Or, when trying to dial in a beer recipe, you may find yourself wanting to increase the sweetness of the beer in order to balance out the bitterness of the hops. But you can’t just add simple su...

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  • What Equipment Do I Need To Make Grape Wine?

    Posted on August 25, 2015 by Ed Kraus

    Assorted Wine Making EquipmentThis time of the year we receive a lot of various questions about making wine from the different fruits that are coming into season. One particular question we get quite often has to do with making homemade grape wine: What equipment do I need to make grape wine? Well... it depends. I know what your thinking...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Stone IPA Homebrew Clone

    Posted on August 24, 2015 by David Ackley

    Stone Brewing Company IPAStone Brewing Company is one of the original heavy hitters of the craft beer industry. They quickly made a name for themselves with such high-octane, style-defying brews as Arrogant Bastard, Ruination, and Smoked Porter. But it’s some of their more “straightforward” beers – their top-selling Stone IPA, for instance – that rea...

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  • Can I Make A Second Wine With Left-Over Pulp?

    Posted on August 22, 2015 by Ed Kraus

    Grape pulp that could be used for second run wines.I am currently fermenting a 5 to 6-gallon batch of wine from fresh raspberries, and still have the pulp in a straining bag in the plastic fermenter. SG about 1.045. Can I make a second wine from this pulp? Please explain how, and the ingredients/amounts. Sam K. ----- Hello Sam, What you are referring to is ...

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  • Is It OK to Bottle Condition Beer in Growlers?

    Posted on August 21, 2015 by David Ackley

    Growlers For BottlingMost homebrewers that bottle their beer have probably figured out that the bigger the bottle, the fewer bottles you'll have to fill. That’s why I like to hoard 22 oz. and 750mL beer bottles. It only takes about thirty 22 oz. bottles to bottle a five-gallon batch, compared to about fifty 12 oz. bottles. By extension, bottling ...

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  • Leigh Erwin: Going Shopping

    Posted on August 20, 2015 by Leigh Erwin

    Shopping For Wine Making ItemsHi all! I can’t believe I don’t have any wines currently going in my little winery room right now! I feel guilty admitting that, but hey, sometimes you realize all of a sudden that you just bottled your last wine and you completely forgot to order a new wine kit in time to get a new one going as soon as the ...

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  • When (And When NOT) To Be Paranoid About Home Brewing Sanitation

    Posted on August 19, 2015 by David Ackley

    Man going overboard on home brewing sanitation.You’ve heard it again and again – cleaning and sanitation are two of the most important aspects of homebrewing. It’s true – lax cleaning and sanitation can easily spoil a batch of homebrew – but there are some things about beer and brewing that inherently prevent spoilage. Knowing what they are can sa...

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