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Posted in thread: Spicing up EdWort's Apfelwein on 11-02-2009 at 12:06 AM
1 or 2 cinnamon sticks plus about four or five whole cloves and a touch of brown sugar per 2
12oz bottles of brewed apfelwein works out great; warm it up, strain it out and enjoy. Be
careful not to si...
Posted in thread: You Wanna Read Some Serious Anti-Beer Propaganda? on 12-19-2008 at 09:41 PM
I love how they use chemical formulas and say that since they are similar they must be the same
thing, anyone with half a brain knows that if you change even one atom in a organic chemical
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout- Warning VIOLENT ferment! on 12-18-2008 at 05:01 PM
thanks for the info, wasn't quite in the market for another primary but may pick one up just to
have and keep all my primaries as 6.5 gals
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout- Warning VIOLENT ferment! on 12-17-2008 at 11:50 PM
See, this is why I put my 5 gallon brews in 6.5 gallon carboys...more room ;)I love brewing
with the 6.5 but I've had two hefe's with white labs wlp300 that have managed to top that and
required a blo...
Posted in thread: HELP!!! My thermometer broke!!!! on 12-17-2008 at 10:50 PM
Thats why you can't go wrong with the digital remote probe style thermometers! Just loop the
cord around a handle and have it dangling in the wort so the whole probe doesn't get submerged.
The trick i...
Posted in thread: Stupid bottle washing question on 12-16-2008 at 08:14 PM
+1 on the three time rinse and a quick look to make sure the bottle is clear before storingI
also run the bottles in the bottom rack of the dishwasher prior to bottling: 1 time with some
Posted in thread: Can you fill a 5gal secondary half full? on 12-08-2008 at 03:45 PM
Thats good to know. I have been searching like mad for a store that sells vanilla beans locally
and I think I finally found a place that I will visit tomorrow. I dont know if you have access
to a Cost...
Posted in thread: FG and Corn Sugar on 12-06-2008 at 04:46 PM
Thanks for the info, sorry forgot to include that it was for a 5gal batch. I was very surprised
that it was below 1.00 myself until I went back and saw that some ppl were having Apfelwein's
with s.g. ...
Posted in thread: FG and Corn Sugar on 12-05-2008 at 05:16 PM
Last week while bottling I knocked over my hydrometer sample jar and was forced to retake a
sample but this time it was after I had already primed my bottling bucket with 3/4 cup of corn
sugar. Does a...
Posted in thread: Pitching on the Cake on 12-03-2008 at 04:37 PM
Anybody try pitching a new batch of Apfelwein on the yeast cake from their last batch? Good
idea or bad idea?