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Old 11-04-2008, 09:35 PM   #1
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Aug 2008
Chattanooga, TN
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Well, I brewed up a batch of apfelwein 4 weeks and 2 days ago. I used brown sugar and have been noticing slight clearing but not much in the past couple of days. I was wondering if its OK to keg it up now.

Im also currious how to carb it? just like beer? dont carb? ( I would be force carbing)

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Old 11-04-2008, 09:46 PM   #2
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If it were me I would wait until it was clearer.... but if you need the fermenter, its probably fine.

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Old 11-04-2008, 09:47 PM   #3
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I just carb mine like beer. Some people leave theirs flat and bottle it as such. I dont know how to keg it flat? Maybe some dancing with the regulator every time you want a pint. I let mine sit for at least 2 months but you can do whatever. It's pretty resilient stuff. What's your FG?
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