Last Activity:12-19-2013 10:36 AM
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Posted in thread: Corking on 12-20-2013 at 01:45 PM
I'm still getting the hang of my corker. Most of the time, i'll get the cork all the way into
the neck of the bottle. But i still manage to do something wrong and the cork sits maybe an
1/8" or so abo...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-19-2013 at 04:14 PM
After my experience with bottling apfelwein this week, I worried about those bubbles. Ours
carbed up and blew the corks after bottling.Those couple of bubbles were just from the
sanitizer I used on th...
Posted in thread: Show us your bottled wine. on 12-19-2013 at 02:07 PM
My Apfelwein bottled last night:
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-19-2013 at 02:03 PM
After bulk aging for 6 months in the secondary, I bottled 5 gallons worth of the Apfelwein last
night. I filled 22 wine bottles and a 6 pack of beer bottles and had a large leftover cup of
wine to rew...
Posted in thread: What came in the mail for you today? on 12-13-2013 at 02:23 PM
German Blonde kit, wine corks, case of wine bottles, bucket of easy clean.
Posted in thread: After 10 months - my first wine is almost ready on 12-12-2013 at 11:03 PM
I completely understand.. My "brew closet/winery/brewery" is pretty much filled up with no
space left. My "To-Do" list is even longer than what I have sitting in carboys and bottles
aging away.. Soo m...
Posted in thread: Apple Lightning (AppleJack) on 12-12-2013 at 04:51 PM
"If you were to clear it, flavor it, or sweeten it prior to concentrating it, I assure you it
would turn out horrible."I backsweetened my last batch of applejack before concentrating it.. I
Posted in thread: First homebrew is a hefe on 12-12-2013 at 04:13 PM
Looks good! I did that same exact kit from NB for my first beer brew about a month ago. I did
mine with the upgraded 3068 yeast. I left mine in the primary for 3 weeks at about 70 degree
room temp to ...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-09-2013 at 02:05 PM
Awesome.... Please post pics and how it tastes.I cracked open my chilled bottle on Friday
evening. It was amazing to see how 6 months of bottle aging helped to mellow out the alcohol
bite my batch had...
Posted in thread: Apple Juice Wine on 12-06-2013 at 11:37 PM
I am thinking about making this. Can anyone explain the difference, if any?Apfelwein is just
that much more simple to put together with less ingredients. Apfelwein calls for no acid bland,
no tannin, ...