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Home » Recipes » Poliner's Orange Melomel
Poliner's Orange Melomel
Mark Poliner brought his "no water" melomel to the December meeting and took home a mug for his efforts.
Style:    Melomel
Brewed by:    Mark Poliner
Batch Size:    5 Gallons
Boil Time:    0 Minutes
Actual OG    1.155
Actual FG    1.028
Estimated Alcohol    17.5% (abv)
Recipe Index
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Amount Percentage
Orange Blossom Honey 18.0 lbs -
Orange Juice (Juiced) 50.0 lbs -
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
Red Star Cote de Blanc Wine (1 dry packet)
Red Star Pasteur Red Wine (1 dry packet)
50gm Orange Zest
Yeast Nutrient

Heat 1/5 gallon of juice sufficient to dissolve honey.

Oxigenate well.

Primary fermentation 1 month, rack to secondary.

Let settle (about 3 months) and rack to tertiary.

After 3-6 months, fine with bentonite and Sparkaloid, chill and rack off sediment.


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