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The Claypool Nano-Brewery

Batch 46 - Orange Blossom Special Melomel

Ingredients (2.5 gallons)

7 lbs. Orange Blossom Honey
2.5 tsp Yeast Nutrient
0.5 tsp Irish Moss
5 tablets Camden tablets
5 pints Fresh squeezed Orange Juice
1 pkg. Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast (7 gr.)
1.5 gallons Filtered tap water
1 gallons Distilled water

O.G.: 1.086
F.G.: 0.994

Juice oranges.
Boil Irish Moss for 15 minutes in 1 gallons filtered tap water.
Dissolve honey.
Blend in orange juice and nutrients.
Add 5 campden tablets.
After 24 hours pitch yeast.

Brew Date: 10/08/94

Fermented 08 days in Primary
Racked to second on 10/16/94 - S.G. 0.997
Fermented 14 days in Second
Racked to third on 10/30/94 - S.G. 0.995
Fermented 11 days in Third
Racked to fourth on 11/09/94
Fermented 5 days in Fourth

Bottle Date: 11/14/94