Apple Scrumpy

Source: David Luckie
Recipe added: 01/06/97

The cinnamon will add a bite to this beverage that will only mellow with age, but once it does this stuff is good. You could cut this to 1/2 tsp for less of a bite.


Recipe type: Other
Batch Size: 2 Gallons
Starting Gravity: ~1.04
Finishing Gravity:
Time in Boil: None
Primary Fermentation: 5-7 days
Secondary Fermentation: 5-7 days
Additional Fermentation: none



Make a starter with 1 pt boiled, cooled water and 12-14g of dry ale yeast. Place shredded fruit must in bottom of fermenter. Bring 1 gallon of water to boil. Add other ingredients (except yeast) and stir until sugar and honey are dissolved. Cool quickly and add to fruit in carboy. Top off with water for 2 gallons. Pitch yeast at room temperature. Rack to secondary when airlock activity has noticeably slowed. Prime and bottle in champagne, 22-oz or growler bottles only.
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