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Acacia Rose BOMM


I've made this mead multiple times in order to perfect it. This mead is instantly a favorite among anyone who loves mead. The Acacia honey combined with the spiciness of rose hips is a wonderful combination. Very easy to drink!

Acacia Rose BOMM - 1 gallons
1. Add the following to a 2 gallon carboy:
-3.5 lbs Acacia/Black Locust honey. 
2. Add water to halfway.)
3. Add 0.25 tsp KHCO3 and 0.4 tsp Fermaid K. 
4. Add 0.8 tsp Fermaid O. (Add again at 1.110 & 1.070.)
5. Mix thoroughly. 
6. Add water 1/2 cup shy of a gallon. 
7. Mix again. 
8. Pitch 1 activated pack of Wyeast 1388. 
9. Degas every day by stirring. Once a 1.06 is reached, add 12 ounces of dried rose hips. 
10. When the gravity hits 1.020, cold crash until clear and bottle. Ready to drink immediately. 

Specs
OG - 1.140
FG - 1.020
ABV - 15.7%

 

by denardb on March 19, 2016, 4:48 p.m.