Lime Hard Seltzer Recipe Kit - White Claw Clone Recipe
While it will not whisk you off to tropical climates, this lime seltzer is a delicious beverage. 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. Sit back, crack one open, and let the waves of enjoyment envelope you!
When you keep it simple, clean, and all-natural, it’s easy to create a superior beverage.
Note: Yeast is included in the kit
- Style: Alternative Fermentation
- Fermentation Range: 60-80F
- Original Gravity: 1.035
- SRM: 0
- IBUs: 0
- ABV: 5.5%
- Aroma: Bright lime citrus note
- Appearance: Crystal clear with no color
- Flavor: Bold, slightly tart lime citrus with a slight carbonic bite
- Mouthfeel: Very light body with a tongue-tingling effervescence
|Total Time to Make||6 weeks|
|Beer Style||Hard Seltzer|
|Beer Recipe Kit Instructions||Click here for recipe kit instructions|
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 lime 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."
It’s been a breeze to make and interesting. The lime flavor has been super bright.
After having countless different beers, brewing a sparkling WC clone seemed like a good choice. I haven't drove my lawnmower into the pool yet, but it's refreshing. In fact I don't need to drink water anymore. Perfection
Takes a while fermenting and aging (3 weeks). Great final result though. Used 3/4 of the flavoring packet without being overbearing.
Good introduction to making a seltzer. Very basic ingredients. I back sweetened with some monk fruit powder and it was great. There wasn’t enough line flavoring so we just add a lime wedge with each glass. There was also a little yeasty flavor left behind but it was tolerable and probably something I did wrong.
Love it.. citrus after taste...nice hoppy smell, definitely worth the effort