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Old 18-06-2013, 05:02 PM   #11
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I hope mine don't take that long.
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Old 19-06-2013, 09:29 AM   #12
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stick with the yeast it comes with!!
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Old 21-06-2013, 04:00 PM   #13
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7 weeks and 1 day. still blooping at 1 per minute. FFS!
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Both mine finished on Wednesday, i added the flavour sachets last night and i am going to add finings and stabiliser tonight as per instructions.
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Both mine finished on Wednesday, i added the flavour sachets last night and i am going to add finings and stabiliser tonight as per instructions.
Done, degassed with coat hanger and drill and 15 minutes later -

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Bearing in mind that these kits, when mixed with water, have the equivalent of 20% grape juice, therefore the natural acidity is very low. Adding, say, 3 g. of tartaric acid would speed up the fermentation, encourage the yeast to produce a dryer wine and improve the balance of the finished wine.
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I only bought the kits because they were half price in the sale, if they turn out to be just average I wont buy one again, I have a couple of WOW variants I now make regularly to go with my cheap (but nice) 30 bottle kit from the Range that I make to keep stocks up.
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8 weeks, 3 days. I have lost the will to live
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8 weeks 3 days. I have lost the will to live. down to 995 tho
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About the tartaric acid. I read that 12grams can be fatal to human beings. Do you think it is good to be messing with this stuff in your wine.??
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