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Blackberry Melomel

497 calories 50 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Other Fruit Melomel
Boil Time: 0 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 4 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.184 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 0% (steeping grains only)
Source: Doc Bailey
Calories: 497 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 50 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday February 21st 2016
1.147
1.037
17.44%
0
5.67
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n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
17.50 lb Honey17.5 lb Honey 42 2 100%
17.5 lb / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 tsp Fermaid-K Other Primary 0 min.
2 tsp Go-Ferm Other Primary 0 min.
0.50 tsp Pectic Enzyme Other Secondary 0 min.
3 qt Unsweetened Blackberry Syrup Flavor Secondary 0 min.
 
Yeast
- -
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Batch size mode 'kettle' requires full wort boil. Increase boil size to be greater than batch size.    
Water added to kettle 3.64 14.6  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 1.36 5.4  
Starting boil volume 5 20  
Boil off losses    
Amount in kettle at end of boil 5 20  
Estimated amount in fermentor 5 20  
Total: 3.64 14.6
 
Notes

I make this for the Rennaisance Faires I take part in. It is always the first keg to go dry!

The syrup is made from fresh Oregon blackberries, pureed, boiled for about 5 minutes, and then run through a sieve before canning in quart jars to store until needed.

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  • Last Updated: 2016-02-21 06:32 UTC