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Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 12-17-2010 at 06:03 PM
In the fermenter: 5 Gallons using Grape Juice (crossing my fingers on the results)18,555 + 15 =
18,570I don't know if that counts as apfelwein but I would be interested to hear how that batch
Posted in thread: Sammy's Simple Cider on 12-17-2010 at 06:00 PM
Sounds good, should be quite gingery :)I bet it could use some clove and cinnamon as well, a
nice holiday cider. The thing with cider is, even when it's bad it's still pretty damn good.I
was actually ...
Posted in thread: Sammy's Simple Cider on 12-17-2010 at 04:18 PM
It was actually 1tbsp to 1 gallon. In the future, I'd double that, it felt a bit on the too
little side.Glad I asked then. Instructions weren't very clear on that.I have a 5-gallon
apple-pear that's b...
Posted in thread: Sammy's Simple Cider on 12-17-2010 at 04:10 PM
Ginger was def. my favorite..... so so good.Was 1 tbsp/4 gal. the right proportions? Too
Posted in thread: Sammy's Simple Cider on 12-17-2010 at 04:05 PM
Hmmm, apple-ginger, sounds interesting. I may have to try it.
Posted in thread: Ridiculously long primary (Apfelwein) on 12-16-2010 at 06:14 PM
That is something that crossed my mind as well. For now I moved the better bottle downstairs to
where I can rack easily. I'm going to let it sit for a while to help it clear up again, and see
Posted in thread: My big cider batch! on 12-13-2010 at 09:37 PM
Whatever you choose, be sure and post the results! I would be interested to hear a comparison.
Posted in thread: Tart Grape Juice wine after 2 weeks in Primary on 12-13-2010 at 06:27 PM
At four weeks, I took a sample and was surprised the tartness has really diminished. Its still
there but I'm seeing that time is doing good things!Good to hear! It should continue to get
more mellow a...
Posted in thread: winemaking mistakes? on 12-10-2010 at 08:39 PM
thanks for all of your help. i think i'll start with Ed's apfelwein or yoops apple juice wine
recipe. cheers, DustyGood choices, I would recommend apfelwein. The recipe couldn't be simpler
and it tast...
Posted in thread: Open Fermentation Question on 12-10-2010 at 05:58 PM
It is a normal pot lid without holes or gaps, but it is not air-tight. My impression was that I
did not want an air-tight container for primary fermentation. I've often seen instructions