English Cider
English Cider


Type: Extract

Date: 10/12/2007

Batch Size: 4.00 gal

Brewer: Les Nadon
Boil Size: 4.17 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 0 min Equipment: My Equipment
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Tastes like the real deal to me! Just slightly sweeter than Strongbow and just a little dryer than Woodpecker - just right as far as I am concerned.


Amount Item Type % or IBU
32 lbs Apple Juice (1.0 SRM) Extract 100.00 %
1 Pkgs English Ale (White Labs #WLP002) Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.056 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.052 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG Measured Final Gravity: 0.997 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.20 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.17 %
Bitterness: 0.0 IBU Calories: 221 cal/pint
Est Color: 6.2 SRM Color:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: None Total Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: - Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: - TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: -

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2) Volumes of CO2: 2.7
Pressure/Weight: 10.1 PSI Carbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 24.0 F Age for: 14.0 days
Storage Temperature: 34.0 F  


Five gallons of apple juice, whatever is on sale. No need to try to be fancy with this one. I usually make one of my bitters and after the beer is transferred to a keg, I pour the juice right on to the yeast that is left behind in the fermenter.