fermentation

Is it okay to drink wine right after primary fermentation?
How soon can wine be drunk after it's begun to ferment? I've made a few batches of different fruit wines and I taste them as I go along but then put them in the carboy. Is it okay to make a wine ...
by Need advice
How to restart a stopped fermentation
... l winery next to Lake erie to make wine. I added 5 lbs of suger and the C118 yeast. After 4 days of fermentation it stopped. I added another pack of yeast but it also stopped ...
by HSN
How do I prevent fermentation from occurring in fresh juices...
How do I prevent fermentation from occurring in fresh juices to prevent alcohol formation after bottling?
by Guest
Secondary fermentation of red wine. Can someone tell me when...
Secondary fermentation of red wine. Can someone tell me when i will know secondary fermentation is complete. I have made the wine as natural as i can only adding yeast and yeast nutrient during ...
by Guest
What does/should wine taste like immediately after first fermentation but b...
what does/should wine taste like immediately after first fermentation but before second fermentation?
by Spike
Every time i make a batch of wine i can't stop fermentation. please help
every time i make a batch of wine i can't stop fermentation. please help
by wineo walker
Malolactic fermentation
MLF (malolactic fermentation) changes bitter-tasting malic acid into nicer-tasting lactic acid. Not all wines benefit from MLF but it is suitable for most high-acid red wines and also for ...
by trevor
Red fermentation
At what point should I move red on skin from the bucket to a 15 gallon demijohn with airlock for fermentation? Thanks in advance.
by cornell
Renewing fermentation after a temperature drop
This answer was given in response to a user who was having trouble with fermentation after the temperature dropped. "Making a chianti, was fermenting fine but slowly, racked to next carboy after ...
by trevor
If you forget to add wine tannin before fermentation, can it be added later...
If you forget to add wine tannin before fermentation, can it be added later? Also, do you add tannin to white wine? Thanks.
by Missouri Amateur
Fermentation ?...
I have a batch of white grape juice going...i'm on my 3rd day with activity..my question is..I lifted the lid on the bucket and there is 1/2 inch tan colored yeast like stuff floating on the top is ...
by snowdrop001
After 6 days my primary fermentation, in a bucked with an ai...
After 6 days my primary fermentation, in a bucked with an air lock, seems to have slowed. Only bubbling one every 2-3 minutes. In the beginning it bubbled every 5-10 seconds!! Is something wrong. ...
by Guest
Secondary fermentation
I started my secondary fermentaion on the 17th it stopped bubbling,I may get one every 5-10 minutes. But when I shake it "not very hard" it bubbles like crazy. Its clearing up. Its a 3gallon carboy. ...
by dano1971
Did the yeast continue eating the suger in secondary fermentation ? Becouse...
Did the yeast continue eating the suger in secondary fermentation ? Becouse i am not sure if primary is finish . .
by Saud
Fermentation stopped after only two days... help..... is. There a way to re...
Fermentation stopped after only two days... help..... is. There a way to restart it ?
by Lyle
I make my wine with just the juice no added water heavy in the sugar I add vodka after fermentation
I end up wth a very good product in 2 years. Can you tell me why? When I read the literature it shouldn't be that taste.
by k.krueger
Ginger beer - stop fermentation
hi, is it at all possible to prevent fermentation and to prevent my homemade ginger beer from being alcoholic? i have been told that citric acid will prevent it, but not sure. thanks
by joseph
Added Capden tablets and fermentation stopped...What can I do?
I followed a recipe for making fresh grape juice wine. It said to allow juice to ferment 8 days and then transfer to carboy and add 5 campden tablets. I did this and now after the first racking the ...
by Bobski
CAN I ADD MORE FRUIT TO MY BLACKBERRY WINE TO RESTART FERMENTATION????
Hi! I have started a homemade blackberry wine from "scratch" using blackberries, sugar, water and yeast. It has fermented well over the last 5 weeks. Following the recipe's directions, I ...
by Anniem
I goofed and added most of the f pack when starting fermentation. Will the ruin the wine?
I started a batch of peach apricot chardonnay and added most of the f pack thinking it was a juice bag. Will this ruin the wine or can I correct?
by Hhp
How long does the fermentation process lake?
I am a first attempt at wine making. My first batch was fermenting away for the last 9-10 days and now I have stopped seeing any bubbles via my airlock. According to the directions I have, my first ...
by jimmy
Apple Wine Fermentation
Hey guys, below is my post from back about ten days ago. You folks instructed me to try raising the temp in the room and it seemed to increase the bubbling some. I raised the temp to 75 and have kept ...
by CBacon
If i take the ballon of the jug will it stop fermentation
if i take the ballon of the jug will it stop fermentation
by Guest
I have 5 gallons of Valvin Muscat in secondary fermentation. The SG of the ...
I have 5 gallons of Valvin Muscat in secondary fermentation. The SG of the Muscat juice was 1.098 prior to inoculation. Primary fermentation took 2 weeks, SG was .994 then racked into 5 gallon ...
by Guest
Wine is not fermenting after being strained and transferred into secondary fermentation vessel.
... ne and transferred it into a secondary vessel two days ago,I don't see any bubbles to indicate that fermentation is still going on ...
by purcegirl
Slow wine must fermentation
Hi. I'm a newbie to wine making. I have followed a recipe in a home wine making book for blueberry wine. It gives instruction as to when to rack and top up based on the SG, but no time frame. The ...
by Mimii
Fermentation stopped after 1 week
... . I have 5 gallons of plum wine, sat in demijohns with airlocks and no bubbles at all. The primary fermentation was very active and I racked into the demi-johns after 8 days. Not a single bubble ...
by Guest
My fermentation seems to be extremly fast. I started a batch...
My fermentation seems to be extremly fast. I started a batch of blackberry wine 6/4 with a sg of 1.095. I pitched the pre-started yeast 6/5 and on 6/8 the sg was 1.024 so I racked it before I left ...
by Guest
My wine has had its first fermentation and when i put it in ...
my wine has had its first fermentation and when i put it in the demi johns it bubbled slightly for a couple of days now its stopped, any ideas why and how can i restart it?
by Guest
Blueberry wine 3rd day of 1st fermentation.....v inegar smell???
i am new to wine making....i notice a very vinegar like smell in my wine....i am only into the 3rd day of the 1st fermentation...what do i do to save the wine...ugh:(
by bluewino
Primary fermentation
I have been making home made wine from concentrate for about 4 years now with varying degrees of success. In numerous articles I have read, some say to leave the carboy or primary fermenter open to ...
by Doc
Stuck fermentation?
Hi, Making my first batch of apple wine from fresh apples. Started off great the first week, but suddenly stopped. It's now in a carboy with an airlock. starting sg was 1.06 and now it is .99 and not ...
by firstimer
Slow Fermentation
I started a batch of wine 11 days ago and it has been very slow to ferment. Started at 1.090 specific gravity and has just now reached 1.050. I usually get to 1.030 or below in less than a week. ...
by Chris the newbie
Fermentation no-go
started my rhubarb wine 6 day ago, waited 2 days and nothing happening so looked everything over and sugar was a bit high so added water and now back down to 1.096. Re-made my yeast starter and it ...
by Floydvane
Worried about fermentation...app le wine
Hello, never really posted before nor have I made wine until this year. I have made plenty of beer and decided to try my hand @ wine. A rough idea of what I have done so far: 10/09- Crushed apples ...
by CBacon
First Fermentation
It says in one of the books that First Fermentation should be covered with a "tight fitting plastic sheet" but could it be done in a 5 gallon fermenting bin with an airlock?
by cyclops
1st and 2nd fermentation
when doing country wines when should you swop from sealed fermentor to one with an airlock? Just started a gallon of grapes to which i have added half the sugar, should i wait until i have added all ...
by gatesy
Fermentation process with yeast
Well, i decided to try making my own homemade wine with a gallon of welshes, some yeast, and some sugar. but what i really wanted to know, if the yeast messed up and did not ferment in a day, as in ...
by Super Penguin
O k stuck fermentation now working , i added bourgovin rc212 yeast got some...
o k stuck fermentation now working , i added bourgovin rc212 yeast got some wine n the airlock the wine stinks, this bad ????? okay bob need help.
by jimmy D
Can you use a plastic fermentation bucket for secondry ferme...
can you use a plastic fermentation bucket for secondry fermentation or does it absolutely have to be glass?
by Guest

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