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Old 05-10-2016, 08:21 PM   #1
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Default Winebuddy Cabernet Sav'

Picked up a couple of 6 bottle kits for £2.50 each, although reviews seem to be all of the merlot, anyone tried these? Is it worth adding a litre of lidl grape juice juice to each? Had a couple of Sav' Blanc as well have tried been ok, one wasn't with irony taste.

Any opinions on Cab' Sav 6 bottle kits?
Brewing - all 1 gal
1. 2x young oak leaf red 29.4.17
2. Blackberry & sloe 1dj 24.9.16 aging
3. 2x Sloe & raspberry wine 17.5.17
4. Sloe & Grape Wine 5.9.16 bottled
5. strawberry wine 27.6.17
6. 2x Rhubarb wine 30.7.17
7. Blackberry & sloe 27.8.16 - aging
8. Pomegranate wow 23.2.17 - bottled
9. Blackberry & sloe 26.8.16 aging
10.Crab Apple Wine 3.9.16 aging
11. Rose petal wine 25.6.17
12. 2 x young oak leaf white 29.4.17
13. 2x Sloe & Raspb' wine 21.5.17
14. Blueberry wine 10.7.17
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Hi! Haven't tried the Cab Sav, but the Merlot kit produces a drinkable wine - my missus has had commercial wine in pubs that she has considered inferior to the Winebuddy kit wine. I've made the Sauvignon Blanc and the Chardonnay - both decent quaffing wines that slip down quite nicely.
Yes, by all means add a litre of red grape juice. I always "juice up" the Winebuddy kits.
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