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Brewed: April 3, 1997
Bottled: September 11, 1997
Talisman Farms raspberries make a tasty melomel.
Yeast was pre-started on April 2, 1997 (in the morning) with 2 cups water, 1/2 cup honey and 1 T yeast starter.
Heated honey with water to 170 F. Added Irish Moss and skimmed some scum. Added yeast nutrient and raspberries. Brought temp back up to 150 F and put the must chiller into the kettle. Then brought it up to 160 or 170 F and kept hot for 10 minutes. Cooled, poured into bucket. Water added to make just over 5 gallons. Pitched yeast. Stired and stored with a bubble lock.
April 17, 1997 - Racked, SG 1.001
September 11, 1997 - SG 0.998, Bottled.
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