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Posted in thread: PET bottles on 06-09-2013 at 04:37 PM
Some places that my friends and I like to go and enjoy a brew have a no-glass policy so I was
planning on bottling my latest cherry apfelwein in PET bottles. I figured that this would
probably work ou...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-25-2011 at 05:09 PM
so from what I hear, dump it out and start over.Unless you like cider vinegar of course.
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-25-2011 at 04:55 PM
Oxidation shouldn't cause vinegar. Infection would, though.Hot temps can cause acetaldehyde
which is vinegar-ish as well, but I've always had it way more in the aroma than in the actual
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-25-2011 at 04:40 PM
so I made a batch of this on 7-7-11 we sampled on 8-7-11 and it tasted like apple vinager. Do I
just need to be more patient or did something go wrong? We did have some warm temps as the AC
went out i...
Posted in thread: new PET bottles? on 08-24-2011 at 08:12 PM
see no indication that these bottles can hold pressure. plus they have a flat bottom like a
SmartWater bottle might, which would bulge out when charged.
Posted in thread: new PET bottles? on 08-24-2011 at 06:38 PM
I was looking around to see if I could find a source for PET bottles designed for carbonated
beverages. I've seen a few of the amber colored ones for Mr. beer and stuff, but I was hoping
someone knew ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-16-2011 at 12:56 AM
Might as well just use table sugar.table sugar had its own problems, I thought?besides, apple
juice's sugar is primarily fructose.Sugars 23.9g Sucrose 3125mg Glucose 6523mg Fructose
14210mgWhy would t...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-16-2011 at 12:28 AM
Thoughts on fructose vs glucose (corn sugar)? I can get pure fructose right down the street for
about 99 cents a pound instead of going all the way across town to get glucose.
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-15-2011 at 10:41 PM
Has all the sugar dissolved? If it's not you can rack off of what is sitting on the bottom. If
it is you just have to wait it out and hope for the best.yeah it all dissolved fine. I'll
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-15-2011 at 09:58 PM
I went to make this recipe from memory and I thought it was 5 gallons of apple juice, 5 pounds
of sugar. Just read it and realized it was 2 pounds. Will this finish? is there anything you
think i shou...