Hippocras #1

Source: John Nixon
Recipe added: 02/19/01
Email: jhnnxn@yahoo.com

This recipe went over like gangbusters at my last homebrew club meeting. No one believed it was only in the bottle two months. It is semi-dry, without a hint of any off tastes.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5
Starting Gravity:
Finishing Gravity:
Time in Boil:
Primary Fermentation: 7 days at 70' F
Secondary Fermentation: 21 days at 70' F
Additional Fermentation: until clear



Dissolve honey into 1&1/2 gal water. Add remaining ingredients except for yeast. Heat just to the point of boiling, skimming foam as it rises. Add hot must to 3 gal cold water in primary fermenter. Top off to 5 gal. Pitch yeast at about 70' F. Rack into secondary after 7 days.Rack once more after 2 weeks. After 1 week bottle with 3/4 c. corn sugar.
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