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Old 01-29-2007, 03:32 AM   #1
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Hey All,

I know I have heard great things about Edwort's Apfelwein but I don't usually like very dry ciders/wines/meads and if SWMBO doesn't like it there is no way I go thru 5 gal before it goes bad.. Anybody think there is a problem making a 1 gal batch to test it out?? just use 1 gal juice and 2/5 lb dextrose? Think this would work??

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Old 01-29-2007, 03:35 AM   #2
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I can't see why not
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Old 01-29-2007, 03:41 AM   #3
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Sounds like a plan. It's so simple to make and doesn't take much time, you might reconsider the 5 gallons. You can age it years if you are careful about how you store it.
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Old 01-29-2007, 03:44 AM   #4
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I think that is a good idea if you aren't sure if you will like it.
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Old 01-29-2007, 04:14 AM   #5
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You also don't have to use the dextrose as this serves only to bump up the ABV. One gallon of juice and a dollar packet of Montrachet yeast and you're into your Apfelwein for less than $5.


Once you try it you're bound to like it.
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Old 01-29-2007, 05:24 AM   #6
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sounds like a plan... i may have to make a trip to the LHBS to get the needed items.. now if only it wasn't an hour away.. I don't mind the driving.. It is just hard to make time... tho I do have Wed off.. Hmmm

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