Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > high-gravity pear cider?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-22-2007, 07:41 AM   #1
AZWyatt
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 50
Default high-gravity pear cider?

So my friends have been wanting me to do a snake-bite... which is like a Black and Tan, but with pear cider on the bottom. Only I've noticed that pear cider has a tendency to have a very low final gravity, and it would seem that it would tend to rise to the top, or at least mix with, the Guinness that is poured on top.

So does anyone have any recommendations about how to do a pear cider that would have a high-enough gravity to be able to settle to the bottom of such a mixture?

__________________
AZWyatt is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2007, 04:41 PM   #2
WOP31
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
WOP31's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,332
Liked 8 Times on 4 Posts

Default

I am not much on making ciders, I am just getting in to wine making but it would seem to me that you could, like with beer, stop the fermentation where you wanted it, by adding campden or something similar, to kill the yeast and halt the fermentation.

You also may have better responses if you post this in the Cider Forum, or PM a mod and ask them to move it for you.

__________________
"Yes, I am a pirate two hundred years too late. The cannons don't thunder there's nothin' to plunder,
I'm an [under] forty victim of fate, Arriving too late, arriving too late."
-Jimmy Buffet
WOP31 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2007, 04:57 PM   #3
beerdad
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 143
Default

You would need to find out the gravity of the guiness. You could kill the fermentation then sweeten with sugar after or sweeten with splenda it does not ferment. It would probably take a lot to make it heavy enough.

__________________

Primary #1 Panty Dropper Cider
Primary #2 Honey Brown Ale
Primary #3 Scottish Ale
Secondary #1 Empty
Secondary #2 Panty Dropper Cider
Secondary #3 Empty
Secondary #4 Empty
Bottled European Ale, Corona Clone, Raspberry White Zinfandel, Old English 800 Clone
Drinking Double IPA
More Double IPA it was great!

beerdad is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2007, 05:04 PM   #4
AZWyatt
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 50
Default

I thought about killing the fermentation with some chemicals, but then the yeast would die and I wouldn't be able to naturally carbonate it. I suppose I could force-carbonate then.

__________________
AZWyatt is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2007, 05:18 PM   #5
Orfy
For the love of beer!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Orfy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Cheshire, England
Posts: 11,853
Liked 69 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 30

Default

Snake bite is Lager and Cider. I's not a layered drink, it's mixed.

Quote:
With stout

The name snakebite is commonly mistakenly applied to a combination of stout (often Guinness ) and cider. This is properly referred to as a Poor Man's Black Velvet.

Here's something for the label

Orfy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-22-2007, 11:20 PM   #6
Brakeman_Brewing
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 955
Liked 6 Times on 4 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by orfy
Snake bite is Lager and Cider. I's not a layered drink, it's mixed.




Here's something for the label


nothing like getting bit in the face by a snake
__________________
Brakeman_Brewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pear cider MikeBlick Cider Forum 28 01-23-2012 12:49 AM
experimental high gravity cocktail cider idea what do you think? LSDracula Cider Forum 3 07-14-2009 01:05 AM
Pear Cider warboss100 Cider Forum 3 06-05-2008 09:26 PM
Maturing high gravity cider? purcell429 Cider Forum 1 12-31-2005 10:33 AM
Pear Cider Help missing Cider Forum 5 12-12-2005 12:45 AM