Cider Starter Kit 5 Gallon - BarrelNow Coming with John Bull Apple Cider due to stock issues
Has the basic equipment you need to make Cider, all you need is water and a little time.
The a cider kit is included in this pack with sugar that will produce a good result at a good price
APPROX SAVING £9.15 ( When Buying Items Separately)Kit Includes
5 Gallon Barrel with Pin Valve
Co2 Bulbs and Holder
30 ltr Fermenting Bin
2 x 1 kg Sugar
John Bull Cider KitHow Easy?
Its very easy to make cider, This starter kit has all you need apart from water
It takes approx 7-10 days to ferment the cider
Once fermented you need to store the cider to condition which will takes approx 3-4 weeks
You ferment the beer at room temperature anything from 16-21oC will be fine. Best not in a airing cupboard as this is far too hot
Then once bottled or barrel store at room temperature for 7-10 days to condition the cider, then more to a colder place to help clear the cider
Once the cider is made it will keep for 6 months - 1 year as long as the cider has conditioned in the bottle or barrel.
Making cider from a kit, is pretty much the same as making a beer kit, hence the basic beer instructions belowBasic Instructions on beer making(PDF file) Click to downloadAnything Else?
To be honest no, just water
All the other equipment you are going to need is in the starter kit
For your next brew you are likly to need
Another cider kit can be any not just a Magnum kit and fermenting sugar
If you have not drunk your beer then more bottles or even a barrel for your next batch
Steriliser is great to have spare amount of it, as you always run out when you need someSpecifications
Cider Kit weight :-1.7kg, Starter kit Weight 8 kg Approx
Makes:- 40 pints / 5 gallons
ABV Approx:- 5.%
Finishing Gravity Approx:- 1.010
Fermentation time:-7 days approx
Conditioning time:-4 weeks
Fermentables required:- 1.4kg brewing sugar ( Included in the starter kit )
Priming Sugar: Approx 100 grms ( Included in the starter kit )