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Old 10-20-2010, 04:43 AM   #1
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Default Improvised Apple Wheat Cider

So, I made quite an off-the-cuff batch of beer last night. It is my first time brewing, and I tossed together a recipe on BeerSmith and went to work. Here is what is rumbling in my closet:


Steeped:
1lb Crystal 60L
.5lb Carapils
4oz Honey Malt

These were steeped in 3 gallons of 155 degree water for 30 min, then rinsed
with 1 quart of 160 degree water.

Extracts:
7lb Wheat LME
2.5lb Wheat DME

I added 1/2 the LME at the beginning, and the remainder at the 45 min boil mark.

Yeast:
WLP039 Nottingham Ale Yeast - 3 Liter starter

Hops:
1/2 oz Cascade for 60 min
1/2 oz Cascade for 30 min

Misc:
1 tsp Yeast Nutrient @ 50 min boil
1 tsp Irish Moss @ 50 min boil
1 gallon Apple Juice @ 0 min boil

My OG was 1.082, precisely BeerSmith's estimate.
I plan to rack to this to secondary when it hits around 1.012, along with about 3 total pounds of fruit, split between raspberries and golden delicious apples.

Yeah? You think this will be an abomination?



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Old 10-21-2010, 01:52 AM   #2
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I don't think this will be an abomination. Sounds pretty good, actually.


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Old 10-21-2010, 01:40 PM   #3
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Don't know that you could call it a Cider, more of an Apple/Raz Wheat Beer. But sounds tasty nonetheless!
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Well, how did it turn out? I've been thinking of ndoing a similar recipe.
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