Last Activity:05-19-2010 6:02 PM
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-09-2010 at 02:40 AM
I am going to switch from the Montrachet to Nottingham for my next batch. Is it safe to do it
in the carboy (I have a 5 & 6 gallon) or should I switch to a bucket? I know there is no
Kreuzen with the ...
Posted in thread: half inch of sediment in every bottle on 05-07-2010 at 02:17 PM
1.071 pre and 1.024 postBasically I should have let it sit a while longer in the fermenting
bucket even though it was done fermenting?I would say so. It will let the yeast settle out more
plus it will...
Posted in thread: What will become of this mess? on 05-07-2010 at 02:13 PM
The first yeast to hit the sanitizer probably died but yeast contain enzymes that degrade
hydrogen peroxide. So by the time you finished racking I am sure the peroxide was broken down
and/or diluted t...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-06-2010 at 09:24 PM
Anyone know what the OG of this would be with 3lbs of sugar in 5 gallons of Apple Juice?
Posted in thread: Wine Bottles? on 05-05-2010 at 10:03 PM
I just called the home brewing store her, and he said it would cost about $40 for bottles. They
can't take my wine bottles, but figured I could sell 'em on craigslist, so I'll probably do
Posted in thread: Wine Bottles? on 05-05-2010 at 08:41 PM
You could try apfelwein and bottle it in your wine bottles? Many people seem to enjoy it
without carbonation. Check out the sticky in the wine making part of this forum for a good
Posted in thread: oxygen cleaners for a dollar on 05-05-2010 at 05:38 PM
I think you need to check your math. That link lists the price at $115.90 for a 50 lb bag.
That's $2.32 per pound plus another $27.38 for shipping to where I am for a grand total of
$143.28 or $2.87 p...
Posted in thread: oxygen cleaners for a dollar on 05-05-2010 at 05:51 AM
If you want an even better deal: Oxyclean to last a life time and about $0.43 a pound.
Posted in thread: Old White Labs Yeast on 05-05-2010 at 05:42 AM
I can almost guarantee they will be fine. Manufacturers set the use by dates on products before
they expect most if not all will begin to fail. If they set the use by date when say 50% would
Posted in thread: Yet another: should I dump my batch thread... on 05-05-2010 at 05:38 AM
I always drink the sample of beer I pull out with my beer thief. This way I dont worry about
sanitizing the inside of my beer thief or the hydrometer and get to taste how the beer is
progressing. Its ...