My strawberry wine appears to be sprouting. While interesting, this isn’t exactly what I was going for.
This is still very much a learning process, and today’s lesson is in straining your fruit must thoroughly. 380 more words
3 weeks, 2 days ago
I am on a wine kick. I’m not sure where it came from. A year ago my roommate and I made a mostly successful IPA from an ancient graduation gift beer kit. 543 more words
3 weeks, 6 days ago
June is strawberry season in my neck of Canadaland. It won’t be long now.
I put two everbearing plants in the big box container — aka the crypt — this year. 138 more words
1 month ago
The Wine Scientist
Quick update: I decided to get the wine off the large sediment of lees today.
I don’t have a second 1 gallon carboy available, so I racked the wine into the 2 gallon bucked I used for primary fermentation. 103 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
It’s been a couple of days, but my yeast are actively fermenting the juice into wine! It smells like yeast in the room I’m working in, and you can hear the CO2. 148 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Hello again! Welcome back! I came back about 24-hours later to a lovely sight:
Looks just like baking yeast, doesn’t it? Of course, each granule of yeast isn’t a single one. 913 more words
First post, oh boy! Andy (my wife) and I had a lovely trip out to the Chesterfield Berry Farm last weekend. We managed to get out on the first tractor of the season. 797 more words