Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > How Much Spice in Apfelwein?
Thread Tools
Old 12-18-2008, 12:12 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 5
Default How Much Spice in Apfelwein?

Hey guys,
I am new to the forum, although not to Apple wine making, and had a question how what spices and how much of them to put in a 5 gallon batch of Edwort's classic. I figured cinnamon and cloves, but how much? I will be using generic tree top juice too (actually, should I use the juice or cider for best results?)

bigdaddy187 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2008, 04:52 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 418
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts


If you are asking about making Edwort's "Classic" apfelwein..he uses NO spices in it. To add spices you would no longer be making Edwort's but another derivative. If you are simply asking how much spice to add to a 5 gallon batch....I'd safely say 2 cinnamon sticks and 2 whole cloves at most. Spices really pack a punch in even larger quantities of mead.

again..if your aim is to make Edwort's apfelwein, you'd use Tree Top apple the recipe calls for. Anything else would not be Edwort's.

5 gal secondary: Strawberry Mead
1 gallon secondary: Blood orange Mead
1 gallon secondary: Grape Mead
On Tap: Blackberry Blonde Ale
On Tap: Apple/Cherry Hard Cider
flyweed is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Spice Mix for Christmas Ale Beerthoven Recipes/Ingredients 8 12-11-2009 10:35 PM
1st AG Spice Ale IPAman All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 4 10-23-2009 08:07 AM
Spice Mix for Belgian Wit goplayoutside Recipes/Ingredients 11 05-22-2009 03:37 AM
Pumpkin Pie Spice for Apfelwein? Sk84BeeR Cider Forum 1 10-10-2008 01:39 PM
Muad Dib Spice Ale uwjester Recipes/Ingredients 21 11-22-2007 04:14 AM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads