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Posted in thread: Longest time Apfelwein left in primary on 04-07-2010 at 08:12 AM
I let a batch sit from May of last year to February this year, so around 9 months. But in that
time I must have missed filling up the airlock as I ended up with some very odorous vinegar.
Yes I'm an i...
Posted in thread: What is a large neon beer sign worth? on 08-07-2009 at 07:56 PM
Thanks for the replies, they are very helpful especially that link. I think it's the 4 foot
classic sign which I found listed on 1 site for $425 new. This one isn't new but not a real
antique either. ...
Posted in thread: What is a large neon beer sign worth? on 08-07-2009 at 08:44 AM
So a buddy of mine bought a large neon budweiser sign at a benefit auction for a friend of mine
who is battling cancer. I can't seem to find anything like it online of this large size and got
Posted in thread: Interesting first bigger beer on 07-14-2009 at 03:22 AM
Just wanted to finish this up. Tried 2 bottles about 20 days after bottling and they both were
good except for a severe bubblegum aftertaste. So again I tested a few 5 weeks after bottling
and the bub...
Posted in thread: Interesting first bigger beer on 06-09-2009 at 05:20 PM
If I could go back and change one thing, I would have dry hopped another oz of something with
the oak chips. But I'll see how it turns out with the stock recipe this time. It's the last
pure recipe ki...
Posted in thread: Interesting first bigger beer on 06-09-2009 at 07:35 AM
Day 47: Bottled tonight and it tastes good. Was worried sitting on oak that long could impart
too much oakiness, but it doesn't seem at all overwealming. (at least while warm and flat) FG
is at 1.015 ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-22-2009 at 05:23 AM
I like mine lightly carbonated. It tastes better. I don't care what z Germans say.Who's afraid
of zee-Germans? I tend to let my carbed stuff sit for awhile after pouring, and next batch I'll
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-18-2009 at 09:01 PM
i went to walmart today to try to find some apple juice to make this and guess what....WALMART
SUCKS.everything from concentrate....the only other grocery store in town, winn dixie, same
deal.I used M...
Posted in thread: Interesting first bigger beer on 05-18-2009 at 08:13 AM
Was the fermentation temp steady? Sounds like you were fermenting in a range of temps, that can
do what you describe.Relatively steady. I keep a hygrometer/thermometer next to my buckets and
Posted in thread: Difference in diameter of single handled cornys vs dual handle on 05-17-2009 at 09:48 AM
Are there any functional disadvantages to the 1-handed cornys compared to the 2-handed ones?
Only thing I've read is that the walls are not as thick but curious if that has any real