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Posted in thread: Peary style Mead on 10-17-2010 at 02:08 AM
I tried out this recipe last year when I had a surplus of foraged asian pears - It went bone
dry, but now the asian pear flavor is back, and so is some of the honey flavor! The asian pears
are great f...
Posted in thread: Using jucie concentrate instead of dextrose for Apfelwien... on 12-14-2009 at 07:11 PM
My last two batches used concentrate only instead of sucrose or dextrose. The math is really
easy, just mix up a pitcher and check the sg. You can work out the og of the concentrate that
way. This doe...
Posted in thread: How good is homebrew wine? on 10-28-2009 at 02:02 AM
I've restricted my wine making to non-grape wines, but they have all turned out well. (Except
for the hopwine, that is.) I'm motivated by wanting wines that are difficult to find. As an
example, a dry...
Posted in thread: Messed up apfelwein on 10-19-2009 at 03:12 AM
If the concentrate is mixed to the instructions on the can, (it's usually 3 parts water, 1 part
concentrate) the resulting juice should wind up between 1.040 and 1.050. Most likely really
close to 1.0...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 09-29-2009 at 02:57 AM
13961 + 6 = 13967This is over 55 tons of apfelwein. :drunk:Or, from another perspective, 333
barrels. Wouldn't keep a busy Arco in business for a day...
Posted in thread: Revenge Blackberry wine on 09-19-2009 at 02:03 AM
Ditto on the bumper crop in Washington - I picked 25 pounds! It's all waiting to clear up in
Posted in thread: Idophor for no rinse sanitising? on 09-18-2009 at 02:23 AM
Posted in thread: Idophor for no rinse sanitising? on 09-17-2009 at 03:10 AM
Correct, but why risk it.Is there no such thing as too much potassium metabisulphite? If anyone
is having that much trouble accurately measuring iodophor, they shouldn't be trusted to brew
their own c...
Posted in thread: Looking for a source of pear juice on 09-06-2009 at 08:39 PM
If it is vegan then I won't have to worry about preservatives.Eh?:confused:
Posted in thread: Apfelwein Fun! on 08-17-2009 at 12:39 AM
Another random experiment: Most of the added sugar for my last batch came from apple juice
concentrate. I think I miscalculated the gravity of the concentrate at first, so it started off
a little high...