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Crush Inoculate Punching Press Topping Up Racking


While we were waiting for the Anderson grapes to arrive Brian and John topped up the barrels with press juice from the glass jars.  These pictures show the process:

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Pull off the fermentation lock and see if the level is low.  This one is fine.

Barrels 2, 3 & 4 needed topping up though.
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Pour some juice from the glass into a pitcher and then into the barrel.

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Then put the fermentation lock back in place.  Don't want to let too much air in there...

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Yep, that one's full.


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