Sparkling Cyser

Sparkling Cyser

(5 gallons/19 L)
OG = 1.058  FG = 1.006
ABV = 6.6%

5 lbs. (2.3 kg) honey (clover or wildflower)
2 gal. (7.6 L) fresh apple cider
1/2 tsp. acid blend
1/2 tsp. gypsum
1/2 tsp. Fermax or other yeast nutrient
Yeast of your choice or Lalvin D-47
2/3 cup corn sugar for priming
5 g. champagne or ale yeast

Step by Step:
Follow the same procedure as Still of the Night, except stretch to 5 gals. (19 L) by adding apple cider as you pitch the yeast. Age three to four months and bottle prime with corn sugar and champagne or ale yeast. Age cool for four to six months.

Issue: December 1996

A thirst-quenching but deceptively strong sparkling brew. Darker than most, because of the cider. Serve chilled.