Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Last Sponsor Giveaway of the Year!

Come Enter the BrewDeals/FastFerment Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > quick cider question
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-01-2012, 03:08 AM   #1
jc75754
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: wilkesboro, north carolina
Posts: 2
Default quick cider question

I want to raise the alcohol content of my cider to around 9% maybe more. I have 3 gallons in 1 gal carboys. What would be the appropriate ammount and type of sugar to use? By the way i decided to use three different types of yeast to see how that impacts flavor. I understand that certian yeast cannot survive high alcohol content so here are the yeasts: lalvin ec-1118 lalvin d47 and red star pasteur champagne.

By the way did i mention i am a noob?

__________________
jc75754 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-01-2012, 03:37 AM   #2
LeBreton
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Finger Lakes, NY
Posts: 1,103
Liked 94 Times on 82 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Add enough sugar for your hydrometer to read ~1.068. I like to boost potential alcohol by adding apple juice concentrate since it adds more apple body and less sugar wash flavor and boozy nose that is typical of many sugars.

All of those yeasts can easily survive 9% ABV.

__________________
In all the states no door stands wider,
To ask you in to drink hard cider
LeBreton 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
Quick cider question Skillron Cider Forum 1 04-20-2012 09:46 PM
quick cider, is it ok or too quick? Gop Cider Forum 2 12-16-2011 04:12 AM
Quick question about bottle carbing my cider trip210 Cider Forum 2 10-15-2009 02:16 AM
cider question.....quick fermentation? rattler_mt Cider Forum 1 02-02-2008 01:35 AM
A quick cider kit question(s) Mark228 Cider Forum 2 10-28-2006 12:18 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS