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Old 02-24-2007, 08:29 PM   #1
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hullo

im starting a 5 gal batch of edworts apfelwein this week an i have a couple of questions


how much sugar do i need for fermenting and then carbing in kg 's

also, is cloudy apple juice ok to make it with? will it make anything different?

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Old 02-24-2007, 08:48 PM   #2
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couldy apple juice shouldnt matter, you'll just end up with a bit more sediment then you would with clear juice

as for how much sugar you'll find that over here http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=14860 post #5

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Old 02-24-2007, 08:51 PM   #3
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it doesnt mention carbing with sugar does it?

and also am i right in thinkin 2 pounds = 0.9 kg?


Pog Mo Thoin lol

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sorry I'm confused . . .
your going to keg it but not force carb it?
I guess about 4-5oz sounds right think that works out to be about 120grams for carbing

and yeah, 2lbs = .9 kilo
remind me to bookmark this page one day so I dont keep searching for it LOL
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lol thats a good idea

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how much yeast should i put in?

i have wine yeast in a pot if you no what i mean
so i cant add a packet as i dno how much is in one

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how much yeast should i put in?

i have wine yeast in a pot if you no what i mean
so i cant add a packet as i dno how much is in one
A regular wine yeast package has 5 grams, so 5 grams would be fine.
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kool, thanks

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i dnt accually have scales good enuf to messsure in grams for the yeast, so how many tea spoons could anyone sugest?

also if i bottle the cider, could i do a bottling bucket? if so how much sugar needs to go in the bucket before bottling?

sorry for so many questions on a simple recipe, i am pretty stupid

i am making it now so i supose ill guess if i dnt get an answer

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5 Grams would be about a teaspoon. (I googled it- it's easy to do)

You can use your bottling bucket and bottling wand to bottle with.

To know how much priming sugar, you'd have to make sure the ferment is done- what is the f.g.? If the f.g. is over 1.000, I wouldn't add priming sugar at all. If the cider is say, .994 or so, you could carbonate it like beer.

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