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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    Andyh2003 good luck, hope will turn out tasty :)
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    Inkbird Flashing deals- 2017 Amazon prime

    I still did not received my inkbird too, wonder why, and would be very very handy now coz I do not have any probe, so hope will still come.
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    Your welcome mate, no problem at all, hope wine will turn out delicious :)
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    Brew-system build help

    Thanks to all of You, Fil - thats long and interesting reply, many good informations there, mgkpancake - you have nice system i like it . Unfortunatelly I am still not shure what i should do, one side I would go for 30-40L pans for 5 gllon brews, coz its small an easy to manage, in the other...
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    OK. I decided to post it now, rather than tomorrow coz I might forgot or be tired. Its gonna be long post so seat comfortable :) I tried a few recipes of blackberry wines (i belive i managed to write 4 ot them), none of them gave me results I want to, or too watery, or too sweet …...
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    not best recipe I know, he makes few mistakes which potentially could ruin end results
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    Sounds good, the only thing I would suggest is freeze other 500g of blackberries, so ice crystals break all fruit walls inside for better extraction, then add defrosted about 2 weeks later or ever 3 weeks later for second, for real nice freshness, I do that with my meads, it works really nice :)
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    Nice, more interested people :) happy to hear, I am busy at the moment, but I will post tomorrow my recipe for blackberry wine I have made in past. Cheers
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    Right Mangrove Jacks You can find easily here >> http://www.the-home-brew-shop.co.uk/acatalog/Vintner_s_Harvest_Yeast.html all strains which I mentioned above old name Vinters Harvest Let me know what cleary what You want me do write for You, is it basic recipe for 5 gal pure blackberry wine...
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    Hi, basically is same principles like in beer making, to make wine sweet is best IMHO to add non fermentable sugars, like lactose (which i dont really like for milky aftertaste) sucralose or stevia (my favourite) in small quantities, or add stopper to kill all yeast, but IMO stoppers is kind of...
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    No problem. Here we go. If You have 23/25 litre fermentor and want to do fruit fermentation (is that option did U mean?), You really need to leave a quite a bit of space in Your fermentor, coz on 2nd or 3rd day of fermentation, it will be very vigorous/foamy as hell. So 6-7kg of blackberries...
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    Brew-system build help

    Not a big problem, I have spare room next to garage, next thing, i want to connect it with pipes-metal ones with pumps, so there will be no lifting, all system will be cleaned and rinsed through pipe/pump system, thats the idea similar system >> http://homebrewacademy.com/brutus-10-build/
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    Brew-system build help

    Hi to everyone, I am fairly new to beer brewing, BUT... i am professional chef and have access to many second hand equipment, at the moment I actually have access to used pots & pans i various capacities, I thought I will build home-brew system as I have lots of steel tubing, i know how to weld...
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    23L/5 Gal Blackberry wine recipe

    What exactly would You like to know? Making wine from raw fruits?
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    Banana 2-ways

    Photo below: from left - rich banana (darker one), saffron banana and right plain cooked banana one i added couple days later
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