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  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 06-14-2013 at 05:32 PM
    Thanks for the input guys.

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 06-13-2013 at 05:28 PM
    I bottled mine still last weekend and a friend of mine who is a bit of a wine enthusiast sat
    down to give my apfelwen a try. He said he notes distinct yeasty flavor in it. I cannot taste
    it, but I do ...

  • Posted in thread: The straight dope on degassing kits? on 06-10-2013 at 02:09 AM
    So, what affordable device do you guys recommend for putting a vacuum on a carboy for
    degassing?

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 06-10-2013 at 01:58 AM
    So at bottling time, is it simply a matter of making sure it's degassed and then bottling it if
    you want it still or must you add a bunch of other chemicals and crap that my lhbs tried to
    sell me that...

  • Posted in thread: Had a problem while bottling my 1st batch of Edwort's Apfelwein today on 06-10-2013 at 01:17 AM
    I would not be concerned, except for using a whisk to degas with. A whisk is made to whip
    things, incorporating oxygen into things--not something you want to do when degassing.I mean
    whisk in a generi...

  • Posted in thread: Had a problem while bottling my 1st batch of Edwort's Apfelwein today on 06-10-2013 at 12:49 AM
    I had the nozzle on my bottling bucket crack and start trickling apfelwein onto my floor just
    as I got ready to hook up my racking cane today. I rushed the wine and bucket to a clean and
    sanitized buc...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-01-2012 at 10:09 PM
    Do you have to degas this stuff like wine to put it up in in wine bottles?

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-24-2012 at 12:03 AM
    Edit: measures about 1.062-.064, does this seem about right? If there is such a thing with this
    hooch....Mine came in at 1.059 OG. Yours sounds fine.:mug:Now for my question to you guys; Does
    this stu...

  • Posted in thread: Organic unfiltered Juice for Apfelwein? Cloudy juice=Cloudy Apfewein? on 11-21-2012 at 12:14 AM
    Once fermentation ends, all the solids will drop to the bottom. It will clear, just make sure
    you dose it with pectic enzyme.How much enzyme for 5 gallons?

  • Posted in thread: Organic unfiltered Juice for Apfelwein? Cloudy juice=Cloudy Apfewein? on 11-20-2012 at 10:31 PM
    My wife volunteered to get me some non-preservative apple juice today for my first attempt at
    apfelwein based on the recipe in the sticky. I just got home and note that she bought organic
    apple juice ...

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