Sweet Mead
Specifics
General Information
Method: Other
Ingredients
20.00 pounds Honey - Wildflower  
Non-Fermentables
1 tsp Nutriferm Energy  
3/4 tsp Nutriferm Advance  
Reference
Yeast
Name: Lalvin
Manufacturer: Lallemand - Lalvin
Product ID: 71B-1122
Type: Wine
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 59–86°F
Amount: 5 gr
Equipment Profile

Single Carboy, No Boil

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 0 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 0% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0 gallons
Efficiency: 75% Mash Tun Weight: 0 pounds
Hop Utilization: 0% Mash Tun Volume: 0 gallons
Loss: 0 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

No boil.  Just pour the contents into the carboy.

Water Profile

Hygeia Springs, Big Bend, WI

Calicum: 87 ppm
Bicarbonate: 362 ppm
Sulfate: 16 ppm
Chloride: 106 ppm
Sodium: 56 ppm
Magnesium: 41 ppm
PH: 7.5%
Notes:

A spring which flows from a source 2,200 feet below the earth’s surface near Big Bend, WI.  Click Here For Google Map

Procedure

Diluted 20 lbs of honey into a pail with 2.5 gallons of water.  Mixed thoroughly with 3/4 tsp of Nutriferm Advance and added pure oxygen for 15 seconds.  Re-hydrated yeast with 1 tsp of Nutriferm Energy.

Special Procedures

Staggered Nutrient Additions of Nutriferm Advance:

  • 0.75 tsp initially
  • 0.75 tsp after 24 hours
  • 0.75 tsp after 48 hours
  • Final 0.75 tsp after 30% drop from O.G.
Fermentation
Primary: 28 days @ 72° F
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