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Old 04-13-2007, 09:27 PM   #1
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Default Apfelwein, first batch.

I had some spare time today so I swung by the homebrew store at lunch and Shoprite on the way home. My first 5 gallons of Apfenwein are in the carboy.

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Old 04-13-2007, 09:36 PM   #2
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Did you add it to the count?

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=20383

We're working toward ONE THOUSAND GALLONS...

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Old 04-13-2007, 09:42 PM   #3
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Default First batch.

I did now.

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Old 04-13-2007, 10:20 PM   #4
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Welcome to the club, the Apfelwein Club!

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Old 04-13-2007, 10:25 PM   #5
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Thanks. I'm like a nervous father waiting for the first bubbles. I normally get the yeast going in a starter batch the night before. This was a whim so I just threw it together.

I just saw your Youtube Apfelwein on tap video. My mouth is watering.

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Old 04-15-2007, 11:00 PM   #6
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Default Bubbling away.

Day two and it's bubbling away.


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Old 05-05-2007, 02:56 PM   #7
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Where did you get the cool carboy jacket??

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I got that years ago at a local home brew store that is long gone. You can find similar carboy jackets on the internet.

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Looking good! Nice jacket too!

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It's nice and clear now. I have to bottle this weekend. I sampled the stuff I made in 1 gal containers. Surprisingly dry considering the OG was 1.060 I wonder how it will age.

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