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Honey Prickly Pear Wine

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Honey Prickly Pear Wine

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Beer Style: Semi-sweet Mead  (24B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 10 US gallons

Semi-sweet Mead
Beer Color


Color more brown than usual and stronger taste think used too much honey. Champaine yeast took off in this one this time and wine yeast failed to launch at all. had to wait until the carbonation was down to bottle.


  • 10.00 gal - RO Water (Water)
  • 20.00 g - Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60 min) (Misc)
  • 0.50 tsp - Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) (Misc)
  • 1 pkgs - Lalvin EC-1118 (Lallemand - Lalvin #EC-1118) (Yeast)
  • 1 pkgs - SN9 (Brewcraft #Vitner's harvest) (Yeast)
  • 2.00 tsp - Yeast Nutrient (Primary 3 days) (Misc)
  • 61 lbs - Fruit - Prickly Pear (9.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 12 lbs - Honey (1.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2.00 - Super Kleer K.C. (Secondary 1 days) (Misc)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 90 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.217 (46.2° P)
Final Gravity: 1.030 SG (7.4° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 26.1%
Color SRM: 20.9  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 0.0
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 10.00 US Gallons

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