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    johncrobinson replied to the thread Racking question.
    You noticed 😁 Actually after someone commented about 30yrs ago that one of my wines tasted "watery". I have been very risk adverse to...
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    johncrobinson reacted to Wynott's post in the thread Racking question with Like Like.
    Thank you for your advice o Master wink... I have only just racked for the first time, so will leave as is until it's ready again.
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    johncrobinson replied to the thread Racking question.
    I would just rack it There will be enough co2 in the wine at this stage to not have to worry about oxidation
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    johncrobinson reacted to Chippy_Tea's post in the thread Vacu vin for degassing with Like Like.
    My view is as john said already - Modern demijohns are not pressure vessels, They can easily implode under a strong vacuum. A wand is...
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    johncrobinson replied to the thread Harvest Gold Mead.
    I know EXACTLY what you mean. A bottle of shop bought mead is the only and i mean the only shop bought alcohol i have had to pour down...
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    johncrobinson reacted to Mikes1992's post in the thread Harvest Gold Mead with Like Like.
    Has anybody tried Harvest gold Mead? I was curious how mead tasted so grabbed a cheap bottle. I didn't enjoy this Mead one bit. It...
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    johncrobinson replied to the thread Vacu vin for degassing.
    We have been here before with this sort of thing,Usually with either vacuum cleaners to industrial pumps. I will repeat what what i...
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    As Chippy says it IS cheaper using supermarket juice. Rather than cider i make white wine from it, Very nice it is too. TBH i don't...
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    johncrobinson reacted to Bazkirko17's post in the thread Big problem or small problem? with Like Like.
    Sorry folks big Sorry folks big fingers small screen. Thanks for all your help. Me and Mrs have decided to bottle a couple and put...
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    you are seven sheets to the wind :beer1: A nice condition to be in.athumb..
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    johncrobinson replied to the thread Bottled juice turbo cider.
    Looking at the image you posted i would say yes. watch out for anything that says xxxsorbate.
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    johncrobinson replied to the thread Cold crashing sucks.
    At least you have introduced members to the delights of star-san be happy, 😁
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    WEEEL One pack yeast will be enough,It breeds like rabbits better in fact. Fermenting with pure juice should only require the minimum...
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    johncrobinson reacted to DocAnna's post in the thread Big problem or small problem? with Like Like.
    Always leave wine kits longer than you'd think, almost the longer the better. After adding finings I'd usually leave for at least 2...
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    Ive had a few Solomon Grundy 7 day kits,The end result has been decent, But 7 days never.!!!! What ever you do keep it under airlock...
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