Youngs Cider kits
Youngs cider kits require no extra fermenting or priming is sugar needed as its all incldued in the cider kit
Equipment is not included in with this kit, you only need basic fermenting equipment.
Youngs Cider kits Makes 40 pints. Pale straw in colour with a fresh apple aroma, this cider is well balanced with a delicate, oaked finish. It’s crisp, refreshing and smooth on the palate.
Produces approx. 5.2% ABV.
Always clean and sterilise your fermentation bin,lid and mixing spoon with VWP cleaner/steriliser ensuring you rinse thoroughly with clean water
Add the contents to the fermentation bucket.
Add 4 litres of hot water and stir until sugar is fully disolved
Top up to 23 litres using cold water and stir well.
Stir in the contents of the yeast and nutrient.
Fit air lock to the fermenter and secure lid. Half fill the air lock with water or steriliser.
Leave the Youngs cider kit to ferment at an air temperature of 20-30c for 5 to 7 days.
Good temperature control is important for cider quality and timely fermentation below 20c fermentation will take much longer. Below 15c fermentation will stop altogether. A heat pad may be useful in keeping the cider at an appropriate temperature ( particularly during the cooler months)
Once fermentation is complete add any flavour saches stir and leave for 24 hours
Add priming sugar or carbonation drops to sterilised bottles and invert bottles 4 or 5 times to dissolve the sugar.
Store the Youngs cider between 20 and 30c to condition, then move to cool place, ready to drink once clear. Chill before serving
The full range of Youngs cider kits are now available from The Jolly Brewer in Kidsgrove, samples in store.
Youngs cider kits are available in three flavours, Stawberry and lime, Raspberry and Mango Peach and passion fruit.