Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Apple Beer recipe?
Thread Tools
Old 06-17-2007, 07:34 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Lincoln, NE
Posts: 851
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default Apple Beer recipe?

I did a search to see if anyone has tried this, but all it brought back was page after page of the Apfelwein thread....

I'm thinking of making an apple beer - I'm thinking for a 6 gallon batch I'll get about 4 gallons of wort at 1.070 or so, and then add 2 gallons of apple juice in the fermenter. That should get me an OG of about 1.060.

Here's what I'm thinking:
10.5 lbs 2 row pale (should get me about 4 gallons @ 1.070 at 75% efficiency)
2 gallons apple juice added in fermenter

Hops???? Thinking of using some Nugget and Cascade because I have a ton of them on hand, and they went together really well in my pale. Probably will shoot for 40-50 IBU without much aroma.

Comments? I think I'll start by mixing my pale 2:1 with Apfelwein and see how that tastes.

alemonkey is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2007, 12:46 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Beerrific's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Georgia
Posts: 5,538
Liked 53 Times on 45 Posts
Likes Given: 9


Personally I do not want cider-like flavors in my beer.

I like pale ales. I like cider and EdWort's Apfelwein. I could not drink them together, one after another? Probably. Together? Nope.

Maybe others can offer more help, consider this a bump.
Beerrific is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2007, 03:33 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
david_42's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,574
Liked 144 Times on 136 Posts


Let me put it this way, cider & ale mixed is vile. Trying the mix first is a good way to avoid having 5 gallons of vomit.

[Your taste buds may vary]
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk
david_42 is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Apple Beer recipe? Toppers General Beer Discussion 27 04-27-2014 12:18 PM
Apple Jackhammer Recipe Torchiest Recipes/Ingredients 10 12-20-2011 02:06 PM
apple cider recipe SOB Cider Forum 6 10-31-2008 04:54 PM
Input on an Apple Cider Recipe - Thanks Beards Brews Cider Forum 12 10-25-2008 06:43 PM
Will this apple recipe work jow145 Wine Making Forum 2 08-28-2006 02:26 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads