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Key Lime Mead

462 calories 46 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Experimental Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 4 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.073 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Calories: 462 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 46 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday December 31st 2015
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
13 lb Honey13 lb Honey 42 2 100%
13 lb Total      
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
16 oz Lime Juice Other Other --
 
Yeast
- -
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
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Notes

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
Super Kleer

"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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