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Bottling Your Mead

First, you must make sure the mead has stopped fermenting. Mead is such a slow fermenter that it may appear completely done, yet continue to ferment after bottling. This can turn a still mead into a sparkling one; it can … Continue reading

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Making A Must

The honey/water before fermenting is called “must”. You will want to add the honey to hot water in a large pot, but make sure the pot is not on the heat while doing this because the honey will fall to … Continue reading

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The Use of Acid in Mead Making

Acid may be added to the “must” (the honey water mixture you’re going to ferment) both to adjust the pH and to balance the sweet flavor of the honey. Yeast prefer an acidic environment. Many other micro-organisms don’t. The acid … Continue reading

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