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Sweet Song

A peach melomel
Batch size: 3 gallons

Ingredients

  • 9 lbs. orange blossom honey
  • 6 quarts After The Fall Georgia Peach juice
  • 3 tsp yeast nutrient
  • 1 package Red Star Pasteur champagne yeast
  • filtered water

Instructions

Boil honey, yeast nutrient, and 3 quarts water for 10 minutes, skimming off foam. Place juice in a 3 gallon carboy and pour in the hot honey mixture. Add water to make 3 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. 1.120
pot. alcohol: 15.5%

25 July 1999
racked and topped w/more must = 1qt juice + 1.5 lbs honey, cooked same as before. lots of sediment.

Notes

This recipe was developed by a friend.