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Old 06-01-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
Jan 2011
Chilton, Wi
Posts: 10

Made my 20th batch and have it down to a T....

Inspired by Brandon O.....

5lbs Briess Golden Light..
.5 oz Warrior
1lb Brown Sugar
11 12oz cans of Apple Cherry Frozen concentrate.. I used OLD ORCHARD
Us-05 Yeast

60 min hop boil,Add brown sugar at the start of the boil. add concentrate (frozen) when boil is done... Pitch at 70 degrees.. SOOO NUMMY... 10% so its a sipper (if you can).. perfectly balanced..

You will be impressed..

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Old 07-03-2011, 10:02 PM   #2
Jul 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 3

I'm trying a version of Apple-Cherry Graff that sits at the same OG. It's 1 Gal "wort" 3 Gal apple juice (Tree-top from costco, Vit C added), 1 gallon cherry juice from the farmer's market and 2 oz liberty hops. How much cherry flavor seeps through on yours? Was it really only 14 days until you bottled/kegged or did you secondary??

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Old 07-31-2011, 10:22 PM   #3
Apr 2011
Elgin, IL
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This sounds good. Can you give some more detailed instructions, such as how much water to start with?

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Old 08-02-2011, 01:57 AM   #4
Aug 2011
west babylon, ny
Posts: 22

new here but would like to experiment with graffs cause i love beer an love cider so whats better then two together but could i use a higher fermenting yeast like a saison type or any thing else that could work??????

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Old 01-15-2014, 06:13 AM   #5
Jan 2014
Posts: 1

I created this two days ago and it came off to a little weird start. I made mine AG with 7lb American Pale and 1.5lb Crystal 60. My OG was a little lower than yours at 1.078.

6 hours after putting it in the fermenter there was cloud like things floating around in the fermenter and it seemed like something was wrong. After a while the clouds settled to the bottom and it looked like it was about 50/50 cloud like consistency to graff.

The next morning the fermentation finally started and at this point it has a large krausen and small "particles" floating around.

Does this sound anything like your batch?

The first picture is day of putting it in the fermenter (+6 hours) and the second is today (48 hours in)
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