BrewBlog: New England Cider
Specifics
General Information
Method: Extract

The third of three ciders.  Started with a simple cider, then a stronger one with some added honey and brown sugar.  This third one is a New England style cider which includes brown sugar, molasses, raisins, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Each batch is re-using the yeast from the previous batch.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
0.00 pounds  
0.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 0% of grist
Ingredients
0.00 pounds Apple Cider - 5 Gallons  
2.00 pounds Brown Sugar, Light  
1.00 pounds Molasses  
1.50 pounds Fruit - Raisins  
Non-Fermentables
2.5 tsp Yeast Nutrient  
1.5 tsp Cinnamon Stick  
1 tsp Nutmeg  
Reference
Hops
Reference
Yeast
Name: Trappist Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP500
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 65–72°F
Amount: 2000 ml
Equipment Profile

Single Carboy, No Boil

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 0 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 0% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0 gallons
Efficiency: 75% Mash Tun Weight: 0 pounds
Hop Utilization: 0% Mash Tun Volume: 0 gallons
Loss: 0 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

No boil.  Just pour the contents into the carboy.

Water Profile

None

Calicum: 0 ppm
Bicarbonate: 0 ppm
Sulfate: 0 ppm
Chloride: 0 ppm
Sodium: 0 ppm
Magnesium: 0 ppm
PH: 0%
Notes:

No water added.

Procedure

5 gallons of cider from a local orchard.  UV pasteurized and preservative free.  Pour it into a sanitized carboy along with the brown sugar, molasses, and yeast nutrient.  Pumped it with oxygen for 1 minute and pitched the yeast from the previous batch.  Rack to secondary after four weeks and let it sit until clear.

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 150 days @ 68° F
Tasting Reviews
print logprint default Output to Beer XML
Bottle Label
Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: New England Cider
Competition: The Schooner Homebrew Competition
Date: Sep 17, 2011
Style: New England Cider
Place: 3rd (Bronze)
Bruce's BrewBlogs
All Club BrewBlogs
Smokey Jalapeno Ale Jan 19, 2014
Cherry Cider Nov 3, 2013
Autumn Afternoon Cyse... Nov 3, 2013
Bavarian Hefeweizen Jul 14, 2013
Founders Breakfast St... Sep 16, 2012
Cask Conditioned Oatm... Aug 19, 2012
Cask Conditioned Pate... Aug 19, 2012
Wood Aged Summer Stap... Jun 10, 2012
<< <  More  [1] 2 3 4 5 > >>