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Blueberry Mead

340 calories 17 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Sweet Mead
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.105 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Cody Adams
Calories: 340 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday June 5th 2019
1.105
1.001
13.68%
0
4.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
15 lb Honey15 lb Honey 42 2 100%
15 lb Total      
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
6 lb Blueberries Flavor Secondary 14 days
2.7 lb Blueberries Water Agt Secondary 28 days
 
Yeast
White Labs - Sweet Mead/Wine Yeast WLP720
Amount:
1
Attenuation (custom):
85%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
70 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 198 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 2.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Great Value Drinking Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
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Notes

Used Kviek Voss #2
made 2 1 gallon traditional batches to supplement the mead lost to the fruit
fruit was a puree home made
honey was a mesquite honey
fermented for one month, finished at 1.000 transfer and stabilize into secondary. add 6# of fruit wait 14 days. add another 6#. let sit total for a month. transfer to tertiary. add the 1 gallon batches to get back to 6 gallons. allow to sit for 2 weeks. add honey to back sweeten to 1.015. allow to bulk age until you want to bottle. using icewine bottles with custom labels and wax seals for our wedding.

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  • Last Updated: 2019-09-16 21:37 UTC
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