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    Apfelwein question

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    Apfelwein question

    Thanks for the reassurances. I figured I was overthinking it. I'll use the Mott's and move on. I appreciate the feedback.
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    Apfelwein question

    I am looking for some feedback regarding Apfelwein. I would prefer to use Martinelli's apple juice, but I couldn't find it in an economical size. The second best thing I could find is Mott's, but I have a question first. The recipe says to make sure the apple juice doesn't have any...
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    First Batch Results

    Thanks. That is the picture I was looking for.
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    First Batch Results

    I made a Red Ale extract for my first beer making experience and it turned out better than I expected. Other than a minor hint of Sherry wine taste in a few of the bottles, I think the beer is good overall. I don't taste this winey flavor in all the bottles, just in a few of them. I will be...
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    Red Ale question

    Thanks for the suggestion about using the cooler. That looks like a great idea.
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    Red Ale question

    Malkore, I didn't mean to sound like I was complaining about the sales clerk. I apologize if it came across that way in my previous post. Actually, she is the owner of the store and was very helpful. She took about 30 minutes to discuss the equipment kit and options for various recipes. The...
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    Aluminum instead of Stainless Steel

    I realize it's not ideal, but the biggest boiling pot I have is made of aluminum instead of stainless. Is that going to be a problem if I use it for beer making purposes? It's a five gallon pot and would be so convenient that I hate to buy another one at this point.
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    Red Ale question

    Thanks for the suggestion.
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    Red Ale question

    I am planning my first home brew this weekend and ran into a question right off the bat. I visited my local home brewing store today and picked up a nice starter kit and some supplies. I chose the Brewer's Best Red Ale recipe pack, but when I opened it after getting home tonight I noticed...
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