Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > My first Cider, need input please.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-03-2010, 01:30 AM   #1
Ottis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: WVa, USA
Posts: 77
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default My first Cider, need input please.

I thought I'd try a cider, I'd like to try some 1gal batches for practice. I have 4 one gal glass wine jugs, I will pick up stoppers and airlocks next time I'm in town.
I also have 6 good used Grolsch beer bottles and a bunch of reg green beer bottles.

What I'm looking for is a semi sweet bottle carbed cider.
Here's what I was thinking about trying, let me know what you think.

1 gal Apple Juice, cheep stuff w/o preservatives.
1/4 can frozen White Grape Juice Concentrate
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white cane sugar

I have some safbrew T-58 yeast in my fridge, or would a another yeast be better?

One week in the Primary, two weeks in the secondary (?), add 1 pint (?) additional apple juice and 1 oz (?) priming sugar and bottle.
After a week or two place the bottles in a pot of 160F water for ten minutes to stop carbonation (bottle bombs)

Any thoughts and tips would be appreciated!


Last edited by Ottis; 06-03-2010 at 01:33 AM.
Ottis 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
I need your input... paul Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 09-24-2009 03:10 PM
Input on a Cider starter Preliator Cider Forum 2 05-11-2009 12:08 PM
Input on apple cider recipe TerryH Recipes/Ingredients 1 12-21-2008 04:23 AM
Input on an Apple Cider Recipe - Thanks Beards Brews Cider Forum 12 10-25-2008 06:43 PM
APA Input Beerrific All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 17 06-07-2007 07:01 PM