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Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:32 pm

So I bought a wine kit.$64 10l merlot concentrate made 23l at 1.075.
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Contents some ec1118 and findings bentonite etc
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I added the bentonite but won't bother with any of the other stuff.
I was also given 7x 750ml mixed bottles of red and a bottle of sparkling gabbiano. And I have 2l ginger wine. Going to run lot together will post back with thoughts down the track..
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby coffe addict » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:55 am

I'm not sure I'd be adding the ginger wine as it may over power the other flavours.
I'd be adding a shot of whisky to a glass of ginger wine while the brandy ages lol
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:27 am

Not like stones ginger wine is homemade and only has a very slight ginger taste. Just tastes like wine to me :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:56 pm

Final gravity
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Heating up now..
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:41 pm

Ended up with 3.37l @ 65%
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby Plumby » Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:21 pm

Nice. What is the aroma like, is it a strong smell or just a feint smell of the grapes?
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:33 pm

Pretty neutral actually....hoping some time on oak brings out the aroma /flavour...
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby wynnum1 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:51 pm

Did you keep any of the wine to see how it tastes.
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:05 pm

Nah I don't like wine...
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby db1979 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:00 am

Did you run it through your bubbler or pot still?
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Re: Wine kit brandy

Postby bluc » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:33 am

Bubbler I dont pot still anymore.. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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