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Raspberry Melomel

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Moorland Wild Raspberry honey
  • 2 qts After the Fall Apple Raspberry juice
  • 1 tsp. yeast nutrient
  • 1/3 pkg Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast
  • water to make 1 US gallon

Instructions

Follow Mead Basics instructions

Brewing Stats

2 May 1999
start grav: 1.122
pot. alcohol: 15.5%

26 Feb 2000
final grav: 1.032
pot. alcohol: 4%

Final alcohol: 11.5%

Notes

Slightly cloudy at bottling. Nice, sweet, still young. Might be nicely balanced by acid or tannin next time. Maintains raspberry flavor very nicely.