Apple Wine (or Apfelwein)

Cider/Perry

Style Description

  • Alcohol by Volume: 9 - 12%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   20 SRM
  • Original Gravity: 1.045 - 1.070
  • Final Gravity: 0.995 - 1.010

Apple wine is a cider with additional sugar added to raise the overall alcohol content. The taste can be much like a white wine with low bitterness. These are typically dry but may have a medium sweetness. As with other ciders these may be still or carbonated.

The styles listed are based on the Brewers Association 2011 Style Guidelines published by Brewers Association with changes.