It has been about 10 days since we started step one of our wine making process. During this time our wine was fermenting and it should now be complete and ready to siphon off of the sediment into a fresh container. This process is known as racking your wine. As is necessary in all the
In our previous video, Preparing to Make Your Wine, we have sterilized our equipment and identified all ingredients. We are now ready to start the first step. First some warm water is added to our fermenting bucket and the first ingredient, bentonite, is slowly stirred into the water until it is completely dissolved. Be sure
You can make high quality wine using a wine ingredient kit and some basic wine making equipment. There are many kits to choose from and no matter what your wine preference is, there is a kit for you! Mark steps you through the basic preparation as you start the process of wine making. First, all
Your Homebrew has fermented and is racked off of the sediment. It is now time to bottle it. As always make sure you sanitize your equipment and bottles. If there is no sediment in the bottom of the bottles you can sanitize them in the dishwasher by placing them upside down on the top rack.
Once you have brewed your beer you will want to cool it down as fast as possible. The reason is that creating this cold break will assist the beer in clearing properly. It also reduces the risk of contamination. The Wort Chiller is a great device that you can use to quickly cool down your
After you distribute the yeast packet onto the surface of your liquid you can anticipate fermentation to begin in approximately one day. Occasionally it could take as much as 48 hrs. You will know it’s fermenting once the water in the air lock is perculating or peculating at a very constant rate. In the event
One of the key steps when beer brewing is making sure your equipment is properly sterilized. Any bacteria that is introduced can possibly ruin your batch of homebrew. This video shows how the fermenting bucket is sterilized using a product called Easy Clean. Easy Clean is a powder mixed with water, which produces a peroxide
Mark Garber owner of Lancaster Homebrew explains in this video how to rack beer. Racking beer is the process of siphoning your beer off of the sediment after it has fermented. You need a way to take the beer and leave the sediment in preparation for the bottling process. As with all steps of beer
Mark Garber, Owner of Lancaster Homebrew, shows us how to brew beer in this easy to follow video.