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Old 07-20-2008, 10:27 AM   #1
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Default EdWorts Apfelwein carbonate or no carbonate?

well now that my first batch of beer is in the primary im gonna make a batch of Edworts apfelwein. It seems idiot proof so maybe i can do it right. I just ordered the ingrediants less the juice and i have a question- I see that he says to use .75 cup of corn sugar to carbonate, but he uses the word "if" like carbonation is preference. So whats the best way to drink this stuff? I know its a opinionated question but im interested to find out why you think its better carbed or not carbed. Also i like how it says in the recipe post that his recipe is how its made in germany and that you cant get anything like it in the US, i like that and i guess I would like to try my first batch as close to the german method as possible, if that makes any sense. thanks for any info

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Old 07-20-2008, 10:29 AM   #2
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Carbed.. 100%

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Old 07-20-2008, 12:40 PM   #3
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I like my cider carbonated. You get more aroma and it gives it a refreshingly sharp edge.

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Old 07-20-2008, 06:02 PM   #4
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You should start a poll for this.

+1 for carbonate.

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Old 07-20-2008, 06:30 PM   #5
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You should start a poll for this.

+1 for carbonate.
Someone should start a poll to see how many threads ask this question!
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Old 07-11-2009, 09:00 PM   #6
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Default Carb it up!!!

Nice poll, I was wondering whether to carb or not. i have had a batch in the carboy since 5/26, I'll probably let it sit another month and then bottle. I usually use 4.5 oz to carb my beers but I filled this up the neck on the carboy so there is a little more deliciousness to carb. I am thinking I'll use a little over 5.0 oz of dextrose to carb it up. Any thoughts?...I wish I had the goods to keg...maybe some day...

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Old 07-12-2009, 12:42 AM   #7
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I carb mine, but thats the way SWMBO likes it. I would be happy mixing it with sprite myself.

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Old 07-13-2009, 02:52 AM   #8
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I don't know about apfelwein, but regular cider is best carbonated IMHO

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Old 07-14-2009, 02:46 AM   #9
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I started my batch back in February and I'm getting ready to finally bottle it and I plan on using sugar to carb it up. Can't wait to bottle this one.

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I carb as well. I am going to be bottling up a batch in a few minutes

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