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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

Calories: 183 calories (Per 355mL)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
1.25 kg German - Pale Ale1.25 kg Pale Ale 39 2.3 49%
1 kg German - Wheat Malt1 kg Wheat Malt 37 2 39.2%
300 g German - CaraAmber300 g CaraAmber 34 23 11.8%
2.55 kg Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
15 g Hallertau Mittelfruh15 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 16.52
10 g Hallertau Mittelfruh10 g Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 4 Boil 15 min 5.47
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 kg Cherry Flavor Secondary 0 min.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
12 - 25 °C
Fermentation Temp:
19 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 48 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile: userwaterprofile-14879
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
98 5 51 46 81 277
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
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.

BoulterBrewer 10/31/2018 at 07:57pm
3 of 5

For those who asking how this turned out: I'm just drinking it for the first time now. It's very drinkable, but they cherry flavor is extremely subtle. I was aiming for knock-your-sock-off cherry with this one, and I haven't got it. I think next time i'll look to blend the cherries into a paste, and also add some none-fermentable sugar (Stevia) when bottling to increase the sweetness.

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