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Really, selling your homebrew is not worth the hassle of licensing requirements and so on. The 2003 Licensing Act states that the sale by retail of alcohol requires a license. And you will certainly ...
I usually find soaking them in my sterilising solution does an excellent job.
Slow is good (no pun intended), and anecdotally at any rate, I believe it leads to a more thorough fermentation and usually a dryer wine. As long as it's fermenting, no matter how slowly, it's doing ...
In contrast to @Jeff L, I'd read in CJJ Berry that when brewing wine, it's advisable to rack off fairly early to prevent wine sitting on dead yeast and being contaminated by undesirable flavours.
If you're brewing wine, take a look at Fermsoft's Amphora software. They also offer an online wine-brew logging system which I've just started using.
I've just located Fermsoft's Online Wine Log which is great for wine brewers, though not really suitable for beer etc. The data entry is nice, but I'd have liked to have seen some analysis in the ...
First thing I always do is stick it somewhere warm or wrap my fermenting vessel in a blanket for a day. The two times I've had a stuck ferment, that's restarted it. I'd also be taking hydrometer ...
I design my labels in Inkscape and print them with a laser printer onto labels from Minilabels which have an enormous number of labels available in different materials/adhesive and printing methods.