Cherry Cider

From the BrewBlog of Bruce Buerger – Waukesha, Wisconsin USA
Printed January 16, 2018

Style: Fruit Cider
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 15/29.6
OG: 1.060
BJCP Style Info: Fruit Cider
O.G.: 1.045 - 1.070
F.G.: 0.995 - 1.010
ABV: 5 - 9%
Bitterness: N/A
Color: N/A
Info: Like a dry wine with complex flavors. The apple character must marry with the added fruit so that neither dominates the other.

Commercial Examples: [US] West County Blueberry-Apple Wine (MA), AEppelTreow Red Poll Cran-Apple Draft Cider (WI), Bellwether Cherry Street (NY), Uncle John’s Fruit Farm Winery Apple Cherry Hard Cider (MI).

General Information
Method: Other
0.00 pounds Apple Cider - 5 Gallons  
5.50 pounds Fruit - Cherries, Raw or Frozen  
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Name: Lalvin
Manufacturer: Lallemand - Lalvin
Product ID: EC-1118
Type: Wine
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 45–95°F
Amount: 5 gr

Frozen pitted cherries crushed and added to a sanitized carboy.  Poured cider over the top, let it warm up to room temperature, and pitched yeast in addition to two tsp of energizer.  

Cherry Cider
Date Brewed:  
Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.060 / 14.7° P  
Brew Day Notes

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