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Ginger Lemon Mead

150 calories 7.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Open Category Mead
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 0.75 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 1.125 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.031 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 35% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 150 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 7.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday June 17th 2020
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2.92
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
1 lb Honey1 lb Honey 35 2 100%
1 lb / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.13 tsp Wyeast - Beer Nutrient Water Agt Boil 10 min.
1 each Ginger Flavor Boil 15 min.
0.50 each Lemon zest Flavor Boil 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale 1056
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
73 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 17 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: dextrose       Amount: 0.7 oz       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
RO water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Water added to kettle 2.92 11.7  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.08 0.3  
Starting boil volume 3 12  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Amount in kettle at end of boil 0.75 3  
Estimated amount in fermentor 0.75 3  
Total: 2.92 11.7
 
Notes

Honey used was Mesquite honey from HEB.
Ginger was about a 1” square piece, sliced thin (after being peeled - no skin). Zest from one half an organic lemon.

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  • Last Updated: 2020-06-17 17:46 UTC