From September/October 2014 Zymurgy - Gold Medal category 26 "Other Mead" brewed by Matthew Weide and also category 25 "Melomel" by Matthew Weide September/October 2013 Zymurgy gold medal winner
"2" Other Fruit Melomel with Key Limes and Wildflower honey, still, sweet, standard
for 4 gallons:
13 lb wildflower honey
16 oz key lime juice
3 gallons water
3 packs Lalvin 71B-1122 dry yeast
"Re-hydrated 71B-1122 yeast with Go-ferm, pitched into must (with 8oz lime juice) after being properly mixed and oxygenated. Staggered nutrient additions over 5 days of DAP and Fermaid K (amounts per mfg.) Degas for 10 days. Add 8oz of key lime juice (or to taste) when racking. Super Kleer at packaging"
Primary fermentation 30 days at 66F, secondary 90 days at 60F
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