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Old 07-01-2017, 09:03 PM   #21
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The metallic taste may have been additional glycerine in the kit.

"Adding the syrup glycerine to wine will eventually, in fact, produce an artificial "legs effect" from coating the glass, but why would anyone do this? Not only is it unnatural, the amount necessary to show "legs" will also give the wine a metallic and bitter taste."

As Camdens are sodium metabisulphate, sometimes you can get potassium
metasulphate camdens instead. Would you say you can tell the difference on taste between the two? Biologically K mbs would be better for you, helping balancing the sodium/ potassium electrolytes in your blood and cells.

Did you do you back in lifting the Carboy? If so, the reason why I don't use 5 gallon containers any more!
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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