My first attempt at making a cider. Fermented it completely dry. Prior to kegging I dropped in a can on concentrated apple juice for back sweetening.
Everyone at the party said that they liked it. Looks like I'll have to do it again.
|0.00 pounds||Apple Cider - 5 Gallons|
|2.00 pounds||Brown Sugar, Light|
|5 tablets||Campden Tablets|
|2.5 tsp||Yeast Nutrient|
Single Carboy, No Boil
|Batch Size:||5 gallons||Boil Volume:||0 gallons|
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|Efficiency:||75%||Mash Tun Weight:||0 pounds|
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|Loss:||0 gallons||Mash Tun Specific Heat:||0 Cal/gram per °C|
No boil. Just pour the contents into the carboy.
Poured 5 gallons of cider into a sanitized carboy along with 2 lbs of light brown sugar and 5 crushed campden tablets. Let sit 24 hours to kill any residual yeasts. Added yeast nutrient and pitched Wyeast smack pack.
|Primary:||30 days @ 68° F|
|Secondary:||210 days @ 64° F|