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Posted in thread: First batch of apfelwein with one question? on 03-13-2009 at 06:22 PM
It's not very good for the yeast to leave undissolved sugar in there. I never add it directly
to the carboy, I just shake it up in the gallon containers of apple juice to dissolve it. A
little bit won...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-13-2009 at 06:17 PM
oh great now i have to make another batch just to cook with
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-13-2009 at 06:06 PM
I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on what to do with apfelwein besides drinking it. I
have to clear out some bottles to do some more bottling in a couple of weeks, but can't bring
myself to dr...
Posted in thread: Never fear the foam? on 03-13-2009 at 05:55 PM
nope. when we say don't fear the foam we really really mean DON'T FEAR THE FOAM
Posted in thread: Avanti Kegerator for Free - No Freon. Help? on 03-11-2009 at 10:54 PM
Yeah, "accidentally shipped without gas" is almost certainly fiction. I would bet good money it
has a leak.
Posted in thread: suggestion for pacman yeast cake? on 03-11-2009 at 10:41 PM
You can brew practically any ale with pacman. In my experience it's basically a feistier, more
flocculant strain of Cal Ale WLP001.
Posted in thread: Earl grey stout? on 09-26-2008 at 02:50 AM
Update: I did it.I ended up brewing a strong porter and aging over earl grey tea leaves in
secondary for a month. It picked up a little bit of an infection, probably due to badly
sanitized tea leaves,...
Posted in thread: Blanche de Chambly Noire? on 09-26-2008 at 02:46 AM
I found this clone recipe in all about beer magazine. I just think it was misprinted because I
don't think the ingredients are all there. I think they left out the wheat malt??? I'm no
expert at pieci...
Posted in thread: barley or hops? on 09-03-2008 at 02:52 AM
this is such a beautiful melange of ESL, weed consumption and complete, newborn ignorance.i
think we should make it the mission of this forum to turn this poor soul into a master
Posted in thread: Does your LHBS provide a good crush? on 08-15-2008 at 03:49 AM
Look at it this way; Your LHBS is in the business of selling grain. If you have 58% efficiency
and buy 23 lbs for a 11 gallon batch, he is ahead.He is in business to make money.Your
efficiency issues ...