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Old 08-21-2010, 12:03 AM   #1
Jun 2010
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so, I have a 3 gallon batch of apfelwein going. I used the wyeast sweet mead yeast, since i had some on had. Been fermenting for about 5 weeks and is down to 1.000sg Problem is the samples i have pulled smell really bread-like. Will this go away as it ages? ?

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Old 08-21-2010, 12:20 AM   #2
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Sounds like it still has a bit of yeast in suspension. It should all fall out over time.

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Old 08-28-2010, 02:24 AM   #3
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My Apfelwein smells yeasty or bready when the bottle is first opened and poured. It does not taste bready or yeasty though, and the smell dissipates quickly.

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