brew of "Thousand Day Bochet"

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During quench, had a bunch of splash.. make sure to quench with larger volumes at a time.

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5 pounds Orange Blossom Honey 5 pounds Clover Honey 3 pounds Honey.. likely wildflower

pitch
4 gl
70 f
1.109
addition
4 gl
70 f

added 1/2 teaspoon Wyeast yeast Nutrient and agitated moderately

addition
4 gl
70 f

added 1/2 teaspoon Wyeast yeast Nutrient and agitated moderately

secondary fermentation
52 f
1.038

Front taste a bit like port, followed quickly by deep dark caramel, then burnt caramel (bitter). Nose much like a caramel-ish port or sherry.

conditioning
3.75 gl
75 f
1.038

1.036 hydrometer, refracted 15.75 brix Racked to clean carboy. Same tastes of burnt caramel/toffee/port. Nose same of caramel. Bitter, but doesn't strike me AS bitter as May sample volume change from hydrosample and equipment lost

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