Man, I love Apfelwein - Page 1094 - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Winemaking Forum > Man, I love Apfelwein

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-20-2013, 10:39 PM   #10931
mattsilf
Recipes 
 
Mar 2013
Posts: 46

Please fill me in on the right pronunciation so I dont look foolish also

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 12:07 AM   #10932
Thunder_Chicken
Registered User
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
The Hinterland of the South Shore, Massachusetts
Posts: 2,100
Liked 659 Times on 461 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by mattsilf View Post
Please fill me in on the right pronunciation so I dont look foolish also
Mont (French silent "t") - rah - shay

You should say it with one hand on your hip, the other with your pinkie sticking out, and your nose in the air. That is how the French say it.

I like "Mont-rachet" myself. I'll have to try that sometime at my LHBS. They actually pronounce Safale as "Sahf-all-ay" vs. "Safe-ale" so it might actually fly there.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 12:30 AM   #10933
mattsilf
Recipes 
 
Mar 2013
Posts: 46

[QUOTE=Thunder_Chicken;5027458]Mont (French silent "t") - rah - shay

You should say it with one hand on your hip, the other with your pinkie sticking out, and your nose in the air. That is how the French say it.

I like "Mont-rachet" myself. I'll have to try that sometime at my LHBS. They actually pronounce Safale as "Sahf-all-ay" vs. "Safe-ale" so it might actually fly there.[/QUOT

Lol thanks for saving me the embarassment!!...i started my first batch on saturday, original recipe, 5 gallons. Does my airlock need to be filled to the top? I thought i filled it but its about an inch down now....

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 12:38 AM   #10934
Thunder_Chicken
Registered User
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
The Hinterland of the South Shore, Massachusetts
Posts: 2,100
Liked 659 Times on 461 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by mattsilf View Post
Does my airlock need to be filled to the top? I thought i filled it but its about an inch down now....
Keep an eye on it. Yeah, you generally want to keep it full but as long as the bubbles have something to bubble through it will be OK. Make sure to top it off if you are going to be away for a few days.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 12:49 AM   #10935
LBussy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
LBussy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
Kansas City, Missouri
Posts: 1,226
Liked 281 Times on 216 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by mattsilf View Post
Does my airlock need to be filled to the top? I thought i filled it but its about an inch down now....
If it's a three piece there's a fill line. Either way if there's fermentation and the thing is bubbling it is fine. So long as there's enough liquid to reach the top of the vents on the little cap thingie inside you have no worries.
__________________
Lee Bussy
Bad decisions make good stories.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 01:09 AM   #10936
mattsilf
Recipes 
 
Mar 2013
Posts: 46

Excellent. Thank you guys for the info...have any of you bottled both straight from the primary as well as from a secondary you racked into? Im just curious if there is a difference in the final product and if you prefer one method over the other

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 02:33 AM   #10937
tg123
Recipes 
 
Nov 2012
Posts: 191
Liked 18 Times on 11 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by vivasbeer View Post
Put together my first batch last night. Original EdWort recipe....

They laughed at me at my LHBS and asked me if I was from (insert redneck state name here) when I asked for a packet of Montrachet (which I pronounced Mont-ratchet) hahaa. At least now I know the correct pronunciation
I did the same but they didn't laugh at me. I wouldn't have known i pronounced it wrong unless you mentioned it. Maybe they didn't laugh because I'm Asian and they expected it. Haha
__________________
Bottles: JAOM, Apfelwein, Blood Orange Hef
Kegs: Amarillo Saison, Centenniamarillo Blonde
Primary: Pliny the Elder Kit (MoreBeer)
Secondary: Water spots

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 03:20 AM   #10938
dlprice45
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
Posts: 37
Liked 5 Times on 2 Posts


I just stole a taste of mine (orig. EdWort recipe) after exactly one month in the carboy and had to stop myself from drinking more. It's good already. Going to get the ingredients for a second batch tomorrow.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 12:02 AM   #10939
integra93ls
 
integra93ls's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2011
putnam valley, ny
Posts: 532
Liked 12 Times on 12 Posts


Haha.. same here just tasted mine after month and its clear and taste great already. I think I'm gonna put some in bottle and some in bottle with corn sugar to carb it up.. that way I can free up the fermenter for more....
How would it work if I used the yeast that's already in the Carboy for another batch? Will it work? Or just clean it and start from scratch?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 12:17 AM   #10940
Thunder_Chicken
Registered User
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
The Hinterland of the South Shore, Massachusetts
Posts: 2,100
Liked 659 Times on 461 Posts


SWMBO has already informed me that she prefers HER Apfelwein sparkling, thank you. She thinks it is just fizzy cider and isn't aware of the added honey - and I couldn't bear to break that to her Should be pretty interesting come sampling time as she is a bit of a teetotaler at times.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Love The (Edwort's) Apfelwein solidghost Home Brewing Photo Forum 34 03-01-2013 02:56 PM
newbie to forum, love making wine etc. Apfelwein? Liah Cider Forum 11 12-31-2009 07:33 AM
My first EdWorts Apfelwein (Love is in the air) Hoggy General Beer Discussion 15 04-16-2009 03:55 AM
Oh MAN, I love my Apfelwein PeteOz77 Winemaking Forum 4 07-18-2008 10:36 PM
GOD I LOVE Apfelwein FSR402 Winemaking Forum 2 02-22-2008 01:47 PM


Forum Jump