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Plum Mead

351 calories 35.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Semi-Sweet Mead
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 2 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 2 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.105 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 35% (steeping grains only)
Source: Cypress Brewing
Calories: 351 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 35.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday June 2nd 2015
1.105
1.026
10.3%
0.0
4.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb Honey5 lb Honey 42 2 100%
5 lbs / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 lb Plums Flavor Secondary --
1 tsp Yeast Energizer Water Agt Boil 5 min.
0.50 tsp Fermax Water Agt Boil 5 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Sweet Mead 4184
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
62 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 94 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Essex Municipal Water (VT, USA)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
53 0 8 17 13 74
 
Notes

1g water heated with honey to 160F, then cooled.

Mixed with tap water for a 2 gallon fermentation.

Top up to 3 gallons with de-aerated water and 4# plums when racking to secondary for aging.

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