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U2M - Persephone's Passion

purple sphere Brewed: June 5, 1995   Bottled: October 12, 1995 blue sphere

A delicious pomegranate melomel. Marcia says, "Really good. Among our best so far." Thanks to R.W. Knudsen for juicing those pomegranates.


Heat honey with water to almost boiling. Add gypsum and yeast nutrient. Skim scum. Keep hot for about 10 minutes to pasturize. Add juice and let sit covered (heat off) for 20 minutes. Cool, pour into carboy and add water to make 5 gallons. Pitch yeast. Stir and store with blow-off tube.

Racked July 7, 1995.
August 2, 1995 SG 0.995
October 12, 1995 SG 0.995
October 12, 1995 - Corn sugar boiled with 1 cup water. Pour liquid sugar into pail and rack mead into pail and stir before bottling. Bottled.

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