Pineapple Melomel Ver 1.3

for 5 gallons

 

Ingredients:

3 quarts raw honey (I used Orange Blossom Honey from the Buffalo co-op)
2.5 pt. White Grape Concentrate (or one can... whatever)
half the contents of a pouch of Sweet Mead liquid yeast (half because I’m making two 5 gallon batches this time)
5.5 l (10pt) Pineapple Juice (or four cans... again, whatever)
1 tsp tannin
17 gm. citric acid
3 tsp yeast nutrients
2 tbs all spice
10 campden tabs to start

Directions:

Dissolve honey, tannin, citric acid, nutrients and spice in warm water. Then add pineapple juice, grape concentrate and cold water to bring to 5 gallons, add campden tabs. Let sit for 24 hours and add yeast starter. Ferment until gravity drops to 0 (or... whenever) , rack and add 5 tabs.

Siphon and filter into sterilized jug, add 3 campden tablets put fermentation lock back on

Let stand one month, rack and filter

Let stand a second month and rack and filter

For third month: use clearing agent

Filter and bottle

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