Last Activity:12-27-2010 7:39 PM
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-21-2010 at 05:23 PM
username: sjames2747I would also like to point out that I am a minority/woman - we could use
more female brewers! ;-)
Posted in thread: BrewDog, still not beer, 55% ABV, £500/bottle, Dead Animal Bottles on 07-23-2010 at 01:41 PM
Only a sick person could come up with this idea - how stoned would you have to be to say,
"Duuuude, we could make a KILLING by selling beer wrapped in animal carcass!"Very interesting,
but there is no...
Posted in thread: How to clear cloudy apfelwein? on 05-16-2010 at 03:23 PM
Just my two cents...I used unfiltered the FIRST go round - it dropped clear in thirty days -
followed all other directions exactly, except I used white sugar. However, since it was my
first wine to bo...
Posted in thread: What apple juice do you use in your Apfelwein? on 02-15-2010 at 05:08 PM
Mine was organic, unfiltered too. UV pasteurized, I believe. Central Market brand. I am
definitely bottling from the primary next time!Remember the 3
P's....PATIENCEPATIENCEPATIENCEIt's hard to wait. ...
Posted in thread: What apple juice do you use in your Apfelwein? on 02-15-2010 at 04:55 PM
My unfiltered apfelwein cleared in 30 days. Until I racked it off the lees and stabilized it
(no, I did not suck any of the lees in....I was very careful). Then it turned hazy again! Since
it was clou...
Posted in thread: Bottling order ???? on 02-12-2010 at 12:37 AM
My wine hazed after adding sorbate, campden and degassing. It had previously been see-through!
....and now it's not. :(So, I second the "re-clearing" - BUT if you are sweetening it, be sure
to do so a...
Posted in thread: Does homemade wine actually taste good? on 02-10-2010 at 04:53 PM
I haven't tasted my own wine yet, but I just tried a glass (or a bottle) of my uncle-in-law's
Wild Berry Shiraz from 2004 - it was FAR superior to any commercial Shiraz I have ever had (and
that's my ...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein from clear to cloudy? on 02-10-2010 at 04:39 PM
I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one to whom this has happened. It IS starting to clear
(again) - I'll just give it some time.Thanks!
Posted in thread: Cure-All on 02-09-2010 at 10:38 PM
I am sooooooo trying this!
Posted in thread: Apfelwein from clear to cloudy? on 02-09-2010 at 07:29 PM
Hey all, apfelwein is my first wine to be ready to bottle. I followed the directions almost
exactly except I used 1 lb brown sugar and 1 lb white sugar instead of the dextrose. I used