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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 09-14-2012 at 08:03 PM
Man, this looks great.After brewing 4 beers in the span of a week, I could go for an easier
project like this. Since I don't have a Costco/Sam's Club membership, gonna talk to someone I
know who does ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-29-2012 at 09:37 PM
My english cider yeast was too old and the starter didn't work. My buddy just harvested yeast
from his belgian IPA, do you guys think that would work well? I've already made a batch with
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-28-2012 at 06:17 PM
I have a question about the carbonating process (Sorry if it's already been answered... I
couldn't seem to find the info)When you say you add the extra sugar before bottling, like you
would when carbo...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-28-2012 at 04:43 PM
Used a different champagne yeast this time almost had a blow off... I caught it in time and
carefully removed some of it from the carboy to give a little more breathing room, and added
new starsan to ...
Posted in thread: Starter for White Labs WLP775 English Cider Yeast? on 05-04-2012 at 06:07 PM
6 month old liquid yeast, I would make a starter to ensure yeast health and cell count....
might not hurt to add a little yeast nutrient to the start too. Target a gravity of 1.040 for
the starter. I ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-03-2012 at 08:12 PM
Can I fill the carboy as full with White Labs WLP775 English Cider Yeast as I did using the
montrachet called for in this recipe? Or will it be a more foamy fermentation?
Posted in thread: Starter for White Labs WLP775 English Cider Yeast? on 05-01-2012 at 09:02 PM
I wouldn't add anything that isn't already in your recipe. Apple juice at room temperature (72
degrees or higher) should be fine. I see no need to add sugar. Just mix it in and let it sit
for an hour,...
Posted in thread: Starter for White Labs WLP775 English Cider Yeast? on 05-01-2012 at 02:16 PM
I have some White Labs WLP775 English Cider Yeast, it's been in the fridge for 6 months. I
should make a starter to use this I assume right? I've made edwort's recipe previously using
montrachet dry y...
Posted in thread: Using cider instead of apple juice, any differences in process? on 09-04-2011 at 03:19 PM
I made a batch of edwort's apfelwein and it was really good, but the champagne like flavor was
really the part that I would like to get around. I bought some white labs liquid english cider
Posted in thread: Brooklyn Brewshop kits on 07-29-2011 at 07:02 PM
I transfer my beer to a bottling bucket with a spigot in the bottom of it. Then attach a piece
of siphon tubing with a bottle filler on the end of it. It is really easy this way