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Making wine is actually pretty idiot proof, with the right stuff, equipment, and sanitizing again and again. In this Instructable, you'll learn how t...
Winemaking, also known as Homebrewing, is completely legal in the US and many other places. As follows is what I KNOW is legal in the US(1): 1. You ca...
You'll be able to make some of the stuff for this instructable but I fear that, if you want to keep homebrewing for long term, you'll be better off bu...
1, Juice of fruit to ferment Just about ANY fruit is capable of being made into a wine. If it's got juice, it's fermentable pretty much. You can go ah...
If the yeast are the most important part in this instructable, then sanitation is the most important step. If not done thoroughly and properly, your "...
In this instructable, we'll make Edwort's Apple wine aka Apfelwein. It's easy and cheap to make. Plus, it tastes great. For five gallons, you will ne...
Depending on how many bottles, you may need to combine steps 1&2: 1. Pour half of a bottle of apple juice/cider into the container then put one pound...
Mix the container thoroughly for about 1-2 minutes. You want a nice vortex to form. This is referred to as "degassing" the wine. It is getting any dis...
Pour your yeast through the funnel into the mixture. This is referred to as "pitching" the yeast. Keep the funnel in the neck for the moment.
Now, depending on what yeast you are using you may be able to get away with filling it right up to the neck. I would recommend you leave about 3-4 inc...
Depending on your variety of airlock, attach it. 1. Balloon- Attach to the neck and secure it with rubber bands. 2. Commercially Airlock -stick it in...
Place it somewhere relatively cool (65-75F) and out of the way. Animals and kids love to play with the airlock, so it's best in the bottom of a closet...
Adjusting to taste Once the wine has finished and begun to clear on it's own, you can modify it to your taste. Sanitize your turkey baster by submergi...
Bottling Sanitize the siphon/siphon tubing(inside AND out), funnel and the caps and bottles you wish store the wine in. Additionally, you may wish to ...
At this point, chill and serve your wine. Leave a little bit of wine at the bottom of every bottle to avoid getting yeast. Enjoy it in moderation. Ot...
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