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=== November 7, 2019 ===
 
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Morning, no noticeable differences from yesterday. Still smells great, though!
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Morning, no noticeable differences from yesterday. Still smells great, though! Stirred in morning, noon.
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=== November 8, 2019 ===
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Morning, foam, glorious foam! Finally! The wine was in a heated room for the first time in three days, which may have contributed.
  
 
= See Also =
 
= See Also =

Revision as of 17:09, 9 November 2019

History

November 2019

November 3, 2019

Morning:

  • Cut 36oz of Eun-Joung's apples into eighths, including cores, but not seeds. Put in my 항아리.
  • Added peel, juice, and seeds from one of her lemons
  • Added about 3.5oz of sugar (all that I had left) and about 8oz of her wild honey from Nova Scotia
  • Added about 8 cups of filtered water boiled for about 30 minutes, then cooled

Smelled so good! Mixed around noon.

Plan to let it go anywhere from 4 days to two weeks, however long it takes for the mixture to calm down (plus a day). Then I'll get rid of the solids and let it ferment some more.

November 4, 2019

Morning, some very light foam on top. Stirred in morning, noon, and night.

November 5, 2019

Morning, no foam. Apples starting to brown on one side. Stirred in morning, noon, and night.

November 6, 2019

Morning, no foam, more browning, but apples still feel solid. Starting to smell like the apples are fermenting. Tastes sweet (and nice), but not really boozy (or terribly apple-y) at all. Stirred in morning, noon, and night.

It's been really chilly, which may explain why it's taking so long to ferment. I'm also not sure how yeast-laden Eun-Joung's Nova Scotia honey is. Patience!

November 7, 2019

Morning, no noticeable differences from yesterday. Still smells great, though! Stirred in morning, noon.

November 8, 2019

Morning, foam, glorious foam! Finally! The wine was in a heated room for the first time in three days, which may have contributed.

See Also

Using this recipe as a guide.