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Posted in thread: Repitch for bottle priming? on 11-11-2010 at 07:57 PM
I thought so. I wasn't sure just how cold they could get.
Posted in thread: Repitch for bottle priming? on 11-11-2010 at 06:45 PM
I brewed a stout a few months ago while it was still a nice temperature out and fermentation
went great. My bottle filler broke and I waited a while to replace it. In the meantime the temp
down in my ...
Posted in thread: Brew Session 6/27/10 on 06-25-2010 at 01:44 PM
Is anybody else brewing on Sunday?I haven't brewed in a few months because I just moved places.
Sunday is my frist brew session in my new house. I'm doing an Oatmeal Stout and I will have
Posted in thread: What apple juice do you use in your Apfelwein? on 02-03-2010 at 03:19 AM
Went with Kroger brand apple juice this time. Hope it turns out as good as the rest. After this
batch I'm going to go for something different (brown sugar or something along those lines).
Posted in thread: Apfelwein keeps getting stuck on 01-29-2010 at 06:10 PM
I don't know beer yeasts at all, but Montrachet should be able to handle the amount of sugar
you had in there, and I stated that. I still don't understand how upping the sugar content
would have solve...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein keeps getting stuck on 01-29-2010 at 05:31 PM
Curious - how would too little sugar make it stick? Upping the sugar (in my mind) only
increases how much alcohol there will be in the end. In fact, I would say it was the opposite
problem, too much s...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein keeps getting stuck on 01-28-2010 at 08:01 PM
I'll make sure I weigh the sugar this time I guess.
Posted in thread: Apfelwein keeps getting stuck on 01-28-2010 at 05:03 PM
I make sure to use apple juice with no preservatives and use 2 lbs of corn sugar. I didn't
weigh the sugar though because at the time I didn't have a scale yet (I do now). I just tossed
in 2, 1 lb bag...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein keeps getting stuck on 01-28-2010 at 04:56 PM
Red Star Montrachet
Posted in thread: Apfelwein keeps getting stuck on 01-28-2010 at 04:53 PM
I've done 2 batches of Apfelwein and they both got stuck at 1.009. I've heard they are supposed
to get below 1. I've tried shaking it up and warming it up to about 69 for 8 weeks.