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The Claypool Nano-Brewery

Batch 50 - Lime Melomel

Ingredients (2.5 gallons)

7.5 lbs. Light Clover Honey
1 tsp Acid blend
2.5 tsp Yeast Nutrient
0.5 tsp Irish Moss
5 tablets Camden tablets
6 oz. Fresh squeezed Lime Juice (6 limes)
1 pkg. Wyeast Liquid Dry Mead Yeast
1.5 gallons Filtered tap water
1 gallons Distilled water

O.G.: 1.088
F.G.: 1.020

Juice limes.
Boil Irish Moss for 15 minutes in 1.5 gallons filtered tap water.
Dissolve honey.
Blend in lime juice, acid blend, and nutrients.
Add 5 campden tablets.
After 24 hours pitch yeast.

Brew Date: 11/13/94

Pitched 7 gr. packet Red Start Pris de Mousse - 11/16/94
Pitched 7 gr. packet Red Start Pris de Mousse - 11/17/94
Pitched 7 gr. packet Red Start Pris de Mousse - 12/04/94

Fermented 17 days in Primary
Racked to second on 11/30/94 - S.G. 1.036
Fermented 26 days in Second
Racked to third on 12/26/94 - S.G. - 1.024
Fermented 14 days in Third
Racked to fourth on 01/08/95 - Added 3 oz. Lime Juice
Fermented 20 days in Fourth
Racked to fifth on 01/28/95 - S.G. - 1.020
Fermented 16 days in Fifth

Bottle Date: 02/13/95