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Apfelwein 3

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Well I really need to get batch 2 bottled. It’s been ready since I moved in June, so it is nicely bulk aged 🙂 I started batch 3 tonight with an OG of 1.063 and it should yield around 8.7% ABV. Time to soak the bottles for batch 2. I’m thinking about brewing a batch […]

Winexpert Australian Cabernet/Shiraz

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Dennis and I started a batch of Winexpert Australian Cabernet/Shiraz on 8/11/07. We pretty much made it according to the directions, but used Wally’s tips for a more full bodied wine. We added 1 tsp grape tannin and water to 1.091 OG. We were trying to be around 1.093, but oh well. After doing some […]

Guatemala Quiche – La Perla Estate

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Sweet Maria’s Guatemala Quiche – La Perla Estate is a definite keeper.  Their description: At City+ very mild, clean, sweet cup, cocoa, hazelnut, slight sage in finish

Apfelwein – Apple Wine

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

I started my adventure in home brewing this past weekend. I’ve always been fond of hard cider and really wanted to try making some last fall since I’m in the land of 10,000 orchards now. This recipe for high test (8.5% ABV) Apfelwein from EdWort of the HomeBrewTalk forums was selected for it’s simplicity and […]