Lemon Strawberry Hard Seltzer Recipe Kit
Effervescent ecstasy! Your favorite non-beer summer crushers are still going strong and now come in Lemon Strawberry! This poppin’ new flavor is just what the beach ordered, and the best part is that it’s easy to make! Light in body and with sparkling carbonation, this fermented delight is sure to please. Pure dextrose, water and an aggressive yeast strain all combine to produce an elixir of exquisite quality. This strawberry lemon hard seltzer is the right drink for outdoor parties, barbecues, chilling at the pool or simply any time you feel like having a glass.
When you keep it simple, clean, and all-natural, it’s easy to create a superior beverage. Crystallized Lemon – Strawberry is made of real juices and oil and sugar-free.
Note: Yeast is included in the kit
Style: Alternative Fermentation
Fermentation Range: 60-80F
Original Gravity: 1.035
Aroma: Bright lemon citrus notes with a hint of fresh strawberries
Appearance: Crystal clear with no color
Flavor: Bold, slightly tart lemon citrus with a slight carbonic bite and a mild strawberry finish
Mouthfeel: Very light body with a tongue-tingling effervescence
Support Documents – Instructions Click here for instructions
Total Time to Make 6 weeks
Regional Style USA
Alcohol Content Medium
Yield 5 Gallons
Beer Style Hard Seltzer
Fermentation Type Ale
Notes from Brad, Northern Brewer Development Brewer:
“Hard seltzer waters are all the rage these days, so why not ride the wave? This kit is a very simple and straightforward fermentation consisting only of dextrose (corn sugar). The resulting product is boozy water, coming in right at about 5.5% ABV and is then flavored with all-natural crystallized lemon strawberry powder.
To ensure the best results with this kit, be sure to follow the directions and add the yeast nutrient packets according to the schedule described. Adding yeast nutrients in staggered additions ensures that the yeast remain happy and healthy and will avoid any off-flavors that stressed-out yeast can generate.
The fermentation will be complete within 2 weeks or so, but be sure to leave this batch sit for a few additional weeks to allow the yeast to drop out of solution and leave behind a clear beverage.
We have also included more flavoring than likely needed, so you can decide how intense to make the flavor – add a little at a time and taste until you are happy with the taste.”
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