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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-13-2013 at 06:35 PM
OK, first batch done and almost gone. Good thing I made anoher behind it.. Thanks Ed!
Posted in thread: Double Wort Chiller- pool not included on 05-13-2013 at 06:28 PM
Trying to drop the temp faster- We did it!:ban:121813
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 04-23-2013 at 10:55 PM
HelpI brewed the pg 1 recipe- cant find my original ogtoday is the 30th day. I racked it,
tested it and it says 1.000 - waterinteresting taste but the Brix reading is 6wth is going
on?whats the cure, ...
Posted in thread: sweet hard cider recipe for rookies on 04-23-2013 at 08:49 PM
I am talking they will rip the neck off of a glass bottle, and embed glass into the trunk of
your car. Trust me, I know from experience.Pictures... :smack
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 04-10-2013 at 04:14 AM
$15.00 for 5 gallons of Tree Top Apple Juice from Costo or Sam's$ 3.00 for 2 pounds of
Dextrose$ 0.79 for a packet of Red Star Montrachet Wine yeast$18.79 for 5 gallons of kick your
butt 8.5% Apfelwei...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 04-08-2013 at 07:27 PM
If you backsweeten with juice (like I do) and then bottle, the yeast will start eating the
sugar in the bottles and produce CO2, carbonating your cider. I pasteurize the bottles at this
point, to kill...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 04-08-2013 at 05:28 PM
If you are going to force carb or want still cider, knocking the yeast down with additives will
work. But if you want to bottle carbonate and condition, that method won't work.Thank you for
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 04-08-2013 at 05:10 PM
I have a question. I am in week 3 now and i still see small bubbles. If I test the ABV and its
low, can I add dextrose? Or should I leave it alone and chaulk it up. I followed the original
page one re...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 04-08-2013 at 03:16 PM
Why cant you just add campden tablets and Potassium Sorbate and be done with it?I ask this only
because I am getting ready to rack my first every set. So anxiety is high.Thanks.
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 04-07-2013 at 04:04 AM
OK, so, if I dont want it carboniated or keged, how do I store it?Thanks.