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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-01-2013 at 01:48 AM
Gonna do the standard recipe suggested for my first go around. But, should I add yeast nutrient
to the mix?If you are doing the recipe exactly as stated, it's not necessary. Bump the ABV up
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 11-30-2013 at 04:09 AM
You would seriously consider buying any of the fake book titles listed, if they ever get
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-30-2013 at 04:06 AM
This recipe has rave reviews but is in the wine thread. Is it just like cider? or is it more
like wine? can I back sweeten to bottle and add carbonation?Since it is an apple juice base, I
would say it...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-25-2013 at 04:02 AM
Well, Leadgolem has more experience than I do, and he says it looks like a lacto infection.
However, I had exactly the same situation as your images depict on my first batch, and it's
been delicious a...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-25-2013 at 12:47 AM
Hi All, I bought a gallon of apple cider from a heritage variety called 'Grenadier' with
Apfelwein in mind. I tested it using my hydrometer (which i'm not very good at!) and the OG
looks like 1.15, do...
Posted in thread: Banana Wine on 11-24-2013 at 03:36 AM
You're not using better bottles then. Long term aging in BBs is fine. I have several beers
approaching a year in them with no off flavors.True. PET bottle, but not a BB.
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-24-2013 at 02:51 AM
Is there any need to degas or add k meta if you plan on bottling in wine bottles and aging
them? My apfel is a few months old and about to be racked to a carboy for clearing and long