Joined Sep 22, 2009 … Thanks - I've been toying w/ CostCo Juice and make it myself option for a while - just the kits at the LHBS were deep enough discount to make me think well... ok (got to show the love to the LHBS) but just don't have a lot in the way of feedback on them before I went that route. Theoretically the yeast will keep eating the sugars, no? Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Extract Brewing. She loves them. Notes : Cider House Select yeast is a high ester-producing strain, creating exceptional flavor. Boil a bit of water and then just dump everything into the carboy and top up to 5 gallons. The kit includes an strawberry flavour sachet which is added after fermentation, this may produce a flavour that is a litlle overpowering for some, so we suggest only adding half... £19.95. All this effort we go to... Sweet apple and strawberry are rounded off by floral and hibiscus notes that are contrasted nicely with subtle hints of oak. Also I've been doing a bit of Cider brewing reading and the instructions on the kit are pretty aggressive for primary ferment (8 days) to bottle (I'll be kegging) and i'm seeing some conflicting info on 'fresh' cider vs letting it age a bit to mature. I'm not sure if that's considered "partial mash" or not, however. I use the BIAB method. This is a limited home brew cider so get one before they are all gone. Premium cider kit. We recommend the addition of around 300g of lactose to produce a medium range of sweetness Lactose (1 x 500g Bags). Makes 23L. 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Especially if you know a guy who doesn't pasteurize or sterilize a chunk of their production specifically for brewers and offers discounts at 4+ gallons. 5.2%   Style: Sweet   Colour: Gold   Each of our cider varieties has been formulated with only the freshest and best quality fruit which is then pressed and concentrated using our state of the art evaporators, and then cold filled into a pouch. When it comes to hard cider making kits, it’s hard to go wrong with this Brewers’ Best Cider House Select kit. Ecommerce by Willows Consulting Ltd   Privacy Notice. i do mine all-grain, but even so, there are a couple things that may help. This is a very special homebrew containing quality European apple juice concentrate. Only risk of bottle bombs is if you either a: bottle too early or b: back sweeten and then dont pasteurize. does anyone have any experience w/ the kit(s) vs just Using store (or orchard bought) juice? What's new Search. Most of the fruit ones she does she has just been drinking fresh. They contain 3kg of pure apple juice and a specially developed cider yeast. Our active dried yeast is suitable for all types of ciders and is able to ferment under various conditions. This is some of the best quality brewers yeast that you will find in any type of prepared cider kit. We recomend the addition of around 300g of lactose to produce a medium range of sweetness Lactose (1 x 500g Bags). Personally, the longer the better. Make 32 pints of stronger, sparkling traditional cider with an ABV of 7%. I have some yeast washed and saved in the fridge for the next time. The yeast that comes with the kit is good. like speters33w says, don't ever use the yeast in the kits. Trace nutrition has been included in this sachet to ensure the best possible cider quality through good healthy yeast. After 3 weeks conditioning I finally tasted my bb witbier. They utilize the latest in cider making technology. you should also buy some coriander and some bitter orange peel ( or use zest from fresh oranges, which i prefer ). ABV Approx: 5.2%   Style: Sweet   Colour: Deep Reddish Purple   Each of our cider varieties has been formulated with only the freshest and best quality fruit which is then pressed and concentrated using our state of the art evaporators, and then cold filled into a pouch. to make them stronger, you can partial mash in flaked wheat and 2-row at 55/45% ratio, or brew in an extra pound of wheat dme, What if your witbeir kit has WB-06 as its yeast? It will need the addition of 1.3kg of sugar to produce 23 litres of strawberry cider with an ABV of 6%. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. One of our most popular beer kit producers have taken up the reigns of cider making with these brand new kits made from real fruit produce. Each On The Rocks kit contains 1.7kg of premium apple concentrate and a carefully developed fruit add back pack which contains real fruit juice to enhance the awesome fruity flavours in every last... Raspberry & Lime Flavour: Fresh flavour of lush raspberries hit you instantly with this one followed by a sharp twist of lime at the end balancing it out well– A real thirst quencher . Find 5 gallons of juice with no preservatives, dump in a sanitized fermenter, add yeast. Brewer’s Best Cider House Select – Hard Cider Making Kit . 7, Mangrove Jacks Elderflower & Lime Cider Makes 40 Pints 2.4kg Recipe No.9, Mangrove Jacks Mixed Berry Cider (Makes 40 Pints) 2.4kg Recipe No.4, Mangrove Jacks Pear Cider (Makes 40 Pints) 2.4kg, Mangrove Jacks Raspberry and Lime Cider Makes 40 Pints 2.4kg Recipe No.8, Mangrove Jacks Rose Cider Makes 40 Pints 2.4kg, Mangrove Jacks Spiced Apple Cider (Makes 40 Pints) 2.4kg Recipe No. Nottingham complements the apple flavor nicely with fruity esters and generally finishes around 1.006-1.002 SG in my experience. My wife likes her ciders sweet so adds the entire sachet of sweetener at the end prior to bottling. The instructions provide details for making cider as well as a strawberry flavoured cider. This new and unique cider enables you to produce great tasting fruit ciders at home, quickly and easily. This cider kit make approx 40 pints of 5.2% Abv and weighs in at 3.6kg This kit also comes with priming sugar for your barrel or bottles. As for fresh vs letting it age, it depends on the cider. This kit requires... Made with real fruit to produce a stunning cider with berry like notes on the nose and a combination of woodland fruit and berries with a blend of crips apple on the lips. Literally bottling a cider I forgot about a year ago. This premium cider kit produces a full-flavoured, sparkling medium dry traditional country cider of exceptional quality strength and flavour. I like my results. ABV Approx: 5.2%   Colour: Pale Yellow   Makes: 23 L   Yeast: M02 Cider   Style: Sweet   Brewing Sugar Required: 1 kg. use that instead. I also crushed my corriander. A witbier is like a Blue Moon, Hoegarden, Celis White, etc. Each On The Rocks homebrew kit contains 1.7kg of premium apple concentrate and a carefully developed fruit add back pack which contains real fruit juice to enhance the full fruity flavours... Fruity and tropical, the sweet peach and juicy mango flavours are balanced by the crisp cider. I used Wyeast 3944 and was very happy. Make your own great cider, easily and economically. I've used on of the brewer's best cider kits! Wife won't let me ferment in the house because of them. The kits are a little aggressive with the 8 days. I'd recommend it to people who don't want to bother sourcing good juice, or don't want to backsweeten store-bought juice. They utilize the latest in cider making technology. My wife makes these cider kits all the time (the pouches of concentrated liquid). Just add water and add the yeast, it is that easy. Verry yummy. We like to add a liter of Fireball to a 5 gallon batch of the plain apple kit. Serve over ice. Makes 40 pints of cider at approx 5% alcohol or 32 pints at approx 7% alcohol. I made the make your own hand crafted kit for cider couple weeks ago and it is in the fermenter. Filtering and added preservatives will have removed any and all natural yeast that was put into the juice from the apple processing. Crisp cider apples coupled with cinnamon and spice.