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Old 10-13-2007, 03:18 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried bottling Ed Worts apfelwein in corked wine bottles? If so, how did it turn out?

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Old 10-13-2007, 04:37 PM   #2
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I think you could do this if you are making a still product vs. carbonated. In my opinion this product needs the extra zing of carbonation, though - so I avoid the wine bottles and just keg it or put it into 2 liter plastic soda bottles and force carb.

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Old 10-13-2007, 08:00 PM   #3
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I bottle all of my Apfelwein in wine bottles. It goes down real smooth when chilled.

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Old 10-14-2007, 05:02 AM   #4
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are you guys all german or is there something actually called "Apfelwine" hence the Proper Noun-age?

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Old 10-14-2007, 06:55 AM   #5

Nope - Apfelwein: Apple wine. Edwort started it because he wanted to duplicate german apple wine. Its the name that stuck.

got to wikipedia and search apfelwein...
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