Apfelwein #5 (AW)

AW #5 in its fermenter.

Apfelwein #5 was mixed on November 19th. (See the publish date? Regardless of when the article goes live, it’s backdated to the date of the event.) We used cups instead of grams to figure out how to get our sugar levels right. Otherwise, AW #5 is noticeable for a single reason, besides being our fifth… Continue reading Apfelwein #5 (AW)

Apfelwein #5C

The 1.5 cups of brown sugar gave the cider a very dark color. We couldn't do measurements in metric because the scale was out of battery.

Apfelwein #5C, aka, should be hooch-tastic but will probably just take forever to ferment. I write this because AW #5C (I don’t know why I settled on the C nomenclature for the sixth gallon on normally 5-gallon batches) is only 1 gallon of apple juice but has an extra 1.5 cups of brown sugar added… Continue reading Apfelwein #5C