Rachel's Cherry Beer

183 calories
Method: BIAB
Style: Fruit Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 10 liters (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 13.7 liters
Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Boulter Brewer
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
1.25 kgGerman - Pale Ale1.25 kg Pale Ale392.349%
1 kgGerman - Wheat Malt1 kg Wheat Malt37239.2%
300 gGerman - CaraAmber300 g CaraAmber342311.8%
2.55 kg Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
15 gHallertau Mittelfruh15 g Hallertau Mittelfruh HopsPellet4Boil60 min16.52
10 gHallertau Mittelfruh10 g Hallertau Mittelfruh HopsPellet4Boil15 min5.47
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
13 LMash InInfusion65 C60 min
--Mash OutInfusion75 C10 min
3 LSparge75 C--
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1.1 kgCherry1.1 kg CherryFlavorSecondary0 min.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
12.2 - 25 °C
Fermentation Temp:
19 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P)
48 B cells required
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Target Water Profile: Hornchurch, Greater London, UK
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
98 5 51 46 81 277
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Ferment in Primary for 10 days. Add cherries. Leave for another 10 days. Bottle condition for 2 weeks.
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Last Updated: 2018-09-25 20:06 UTC
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BTHO 10/04/2018 at 08:43am
How do you treat the cherries, and when do you add them? Do you use Fresh or frozen?

BoulterBrewer 10/04/2018 at 03:44pm
I’m actually brewing this at the moment so I’m not sure how it will turn out. I bought frozen cherries, deforested them, mashed them up and put them straight into the fermenter

Andrew Taylor 10/06/2018 at 02:21pm
Hi, How did this beer turn out ? I an interested in it for a summer brew i am planning.

BoulterBrewer 10/07/2018 at 08:37pm
Andrew, It' still fermenting, but i'll let you know. Should be drinking by early November.

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