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Posted in thread: Hello (again) From Kansas on 03-03-2014 at 09:04 PM
Except for an Apfelwein, all of my experience has been with kits from the LHBS. Personally I
think that (at least with the kits and that one recipe) wine is a little easier than Beer.It
takes a little...
Posted in thread: Hello (again) From Kansas on 03-03-2014 at 08:44 PM
I did some brewing and wine making a few years ago, then got busy with life. Now I'm single
:ban: and my youngest son just turned 18 :mug:So... Now I'm getting back into the hobby with a
vengance. I h...
Posted in thread: Sankey "D" Spear on 03-03-2014 at 08:35 PM
Attaching pictures of the tops of the Kegs, and the spear that i have from my other 1/6th
barrel (which fits in the new ones)
Posted in thread: Sankey "D" Spear on 03-03-2014 at 07:50 PM
I have acquired two 1/6 barrels. The previous owner had removed and discarded the spear/valve
assembly from both. Anyone done or doing a keggle conversion and have left over spear
assembly?I believe t...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 05-01-2007 at 07:12 PM
Where are we at with the math guys? That was the point of this thread.1058??Well, heres how I
add it...I made another 5 gallon batch last night.Total: 1058 gallons! :rockin:hii have a 5
gallon batch f...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 05-01-2007 at 03:19 AM
Other than resistance (% ABV that the yeasties can tolerate) what noticible changes wold
different yeasts have?I assume:cross: a less resilient yeast would die off at a lower ABV,
leaving a sweeter en...
Posted in thread: The deafening roar of Apfelwein! on 04-17-2007 at 03:16 AM
My studio/den/and dining room REAK of sulphury apples. Phewwwww! Getting better but man it
reaked at first. :drunk: Interesting, I wonder if that is the yeast causing the sulpher
smell,check this link...
Posted in thread: The deafening roar of Apfelwein! on 04-16-2007 at 08:57 PM
OK, OK, I get it.Temp is apporx 70-75Sugar was table sugar (I couldn't find corn sugar)Yeast
was Lalvin EC-1118 (Have some lying around)and as long as I'm confessing, I used applejuice
Posted in thread: The deafening roar of Apfelwein! on 04-16-2007 at 06:35 PM
Man, this is the LOUDEST fermentation I have experienced and I ain't talkin' about the airlock.
I can hear fizzing from a few feet away, in addtion to the airlock bubbling. If I put my ear
next to the...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 04-16-2007 at 06:32 PM
This was EASY!!!I assume once things warm up the yeast will start working, and worst case I
have another packet.My fears were all for naught. bubling away at 1-2 per sec.:ban: