Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 6.53 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
End of Boil Vol: 5.73 gal
Final Bottling Vol: 5.00 gal
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Date: 10 Jun 2021
Brewer: Mike Young
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: My Equipment
Efficiency: 78.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 0.0 %
Taste Rating: 30.0
Taste Notes:
Amt Name Type # %/IBU Volume
45 lbs Apple Juice Cocktail (Light) [Boil] (3.0 SRM) Extract 1 91.8 % 5.32 gal
4 lbs Sugar, Table (Sucrose) [Boil] (1.0 SRM) Sugar 2 8.2 % 0.30 gal
1.0 pkg Safebrew Belgian Saison (DCL/Fermentis #BE-134) Yeast 3 - -
1.10 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Primary 3.0 days) Other 4 - -

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.046 SG
Est Final Gravity: 0.994 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.8 %
Bitterness: 0.0 IBUs
Est Color: 13.7 SRM
Measured Original Gravity: 1.046 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.000 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.0 %
Calories: 146.8 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 4.60 gal
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE
Est Mash PH: 5.72
Measured Mash PH: 5.20
Total Grain Weight: 49 lbs
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition: None
Sparge Acid Addition: None
Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 12.50 qt of water at 170.1 F 150.0 F 75 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 4.60 gal water at 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Bottle
Pressure/Weight: 3.93 oz
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Carbonation Est: Bottle with 3.93 oz Corn Sugar
Carbonation (from Meas Vol): Bottle with 3.93 oz Corn Sugar
Age for: 30.00 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F


6/10/2021 - Hy-Vee subed out my regular Apple juice with a "Light Cocktail" with 75% less sugar. I took a gravity reading, and it was only at 1.010, so I added 4 lbs of table sugar to the batch and mixed to combine. SG should be around the normal 1.046 now.

7/8/2021 - Kegged - FG=1.000 - There was a slight artifical sweetness to this batch it seems, so there may have been some of that in the cider. Nothing too strong though. I added 1 can of thawed AJ concentrate to the keg along with 1 TB potassium sorbate and racked the cider on top.

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