Last Activity:09-08-2012 9:20 AM
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 02-29-2012 at 02:09 AM
5 Gallons in my primary now...22,478 + 5----------------22,483
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 02-29-2012 at 12:16 AM
That might be a tiny bit low, but a lot depends upon the juice that you're starting with -
every brand will be different. Most people seem to be starting in the 1.050-1.070 range, so you
should be fin...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 02-28-2012 at 01:25 PM
New homebrewer here. I just mixed up a batch using the original recipe to the T. I think my
hydrometer might be off. Can anyone tell me what your starting gravity was for the original
Posted in thread: Krausen fell early? on 02-27-2012 at 01:40 PM
Thanks guys. It's tough when you read that you should see activity within 12-24 hours and mine
almost looked done by that time! I do not have a thermo on the bottle itself, although now I
wish I did. ...
Posted in thread: Krausen fell early? on 02-27-2012 at 01:23 PM
Update: After 24 hours the krausen is completely gone. The airlock is still bubbling, but
slowly (once every 30 secs or so).Should I take a gravity reading? Shake/swirl it? Or just
leave it alone...Th...
Posted in thread: How to add an orange flavor? on 02-26-2012 at 09:46 PM
I am a brand new brewer, so I don't know all the tricks, but I just brewed up a Belgian Wit. I
added orange peel for the last 10 mins of the boil. I have also read that some people add it to
Posted in thread: Krausen fell early? on 02-26-2012 at 02:09 PM
I took the plunge yesterday and brewed up my first batch. I bought a kit and followed the
directions (see previous post). I measured my OG and it was spot on according to BeerSmith.
Transfered it to m...
Posted in thread: First time brewing questions on 02-25-2012 at 12:44 PM
I appreciate all the help. I was pretty sure I was over-thinking this. And BeerSmith makes that
VERY easy to do. I will just brew it straight up that way if it is way wrong, I will know it
was my meth...
Posted in thread: First time brewing questions on 02-25-2012 at 01:18 AM
Hey guys/gals, I am new to brewing and I am looking for a few pointers. I have done a fair bit
of reading (John Palmer s How to, Complete Joy, few message boards). I am fairly familiar with