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Pomegranate Melomel

Batch size: 5 gallons

Ingredients

  • 12.5 lbs. Sue Bee clover honey
  • 10 quarts R. W. Knudsen 100% pomegranate juice
  • 5 tsp yeast nutrient
  • 1 package Red Star Pasteur champagne yeast
  • filtered water

Instructions

Boil honey, yeast nutrient, and 5 quarts water for 10 minutes, skimming off foam. Place juice in a 5 gallon carboy and pour in the hot honey mixture. Add water to make 5 gallons. When the must is at room temperature, sprinkle the yeast on top of the must (without mixing), and fit the fermentation lock. Ferment until clear. Rack as necessary, bottle and age.

Brewing Stats

13 June 1999
start grav. 1.082
pot. alcohol: 10.5%

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