Monthly Archive: October 2018

2018 Verdicchio

2018 Verdicchio

October 2018 – American Brewmaster has some kits on sale. They’re old – the R J Spagnols Grand Cru Verdicchio I purchased is dated February 2017, so it’s a year and a half old....

Bulk Aging Wines

Bulk Aging Wines

I made my first batch of wine in the spring of 1981, a completely forgettable rhubarb wine. I used bread yeast and a “recipe” published in the local newspaper. The result was drinkable …...

2018 Imperial Nut Brown Ale

2018 Imperial Nut Brown Ale

October 2018 – I purchased this kit at a time when I wanted a high alcohol beer. It’s been sitting a long time as I changed my mind – 4.5% to 5.5% is sufficient....

2018 Vieux Chateau du Roi

2018 Vieux Chateau du Roi

October 2018 – This is a medium body red blend. Winexpert does three levels of this French blend — this is the Selection kit, which is their high end. I’ve done this one in...