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Saruman Wants His Recipe Back

Be sure to use a blowoff tube in a 6.5-gallon fermenter-this is going to be messy… – Jack Palmer These are Palmer’s comments concerning the fermentation schedule for his “Fightin’ Urak’hai Barley Wine”. Quite accurate. I’ve been eyeing this recipe … Continue reading

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Premature Racking

I had decided it was time to rack the new grapes wines in to their secondary fermenters, and off the fruit. They were definitely slowing down, and it had been plenty of time by my estimation. I decided I would … Continue reading

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Hmmm… Now, What? Ginger!

Over the weekend, I picked Venus grapes – as I’ve already blogged about – but then realized I had a conflict that meant I really wasn’t going to be able to start primary ferment; the timing was bad for racking to secondary. … Continue reading

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