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Dave’s Killer Cider

230 calories 15 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Apple Wine
Boil Time: 1 min
Batch Size: 10 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 10 gallons
Post Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.071 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 230 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday November 9th 2019
1.071
1.005
8.71%
0
10.02
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
4 lb Brown Sugar4 lb Brown Sugar 45 15 3.9%
36 oz Honey36 oz Honey 35 2 2.2%
96 lb Cider96 lb Cider 4.7 1 93.9%
102.25 lb Total      
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
2.5 tsp Pectic Enzyme Fining Primary 0 min.
2 tsp Wyeast Yeast Nutrient Other Primary 0 min.
3 tsp Pectic Enzyme Fining Secondary 0 min.
3 tsp gelatin Fining Secondary 0 min.
3 tsp potassium sorbate Fining Secondary 0 min.
 
Yeast
Imperial Yeast - A40 Bubbles
Amount:
2
Attenuation (avg):
90%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
0 - 0 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
70 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 229 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 0 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed -1.27 -5.1  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb    
WARNING: Strike volume exceeds total water needed, reduce mash thickness    
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle -1.52 -6.1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 11.54 46.2  
Adjusted starting boil size 10.03 40.1  
Boil off losses -0.03 -0.1  
Amount going into fermentor 10 40  
Total: -1.27 -5.1
 
Notes

Heated about 1/3 gallon juice with brown sugar and honey to dissolve. No campden tablet, as we do not want to add sulfites.

Somewhat based on https://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/74272/hard-cider
And
https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/threads/apple-blackberry-cider.449656/#post-5773948

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  • Last Updated: 2019-11-10 22:51 UTC