Mead Lover's Digest #0315 Sat 4 June 1994


Forum for Discussion of Mead Making and Consuming
Dick Dunn, Digest Coordinator



Bottling Question ("Gretchen Brannaman (803) 250-8384")


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Subject: Bottling Question
From: "Gretchen Brannaman (803) 250-8384" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 1994 15:20:00 EST

I've been a lurker for some time and really enjoy this digest…now its my turn
to ask a question.

Im a newbie to meadmaking…so I have a few questions.

OK heres the deal: I started a basic mead in late november and the s.g. has
gone from a 1.08 to 1.00. It is still sitting patiently in the carboy waiting
to be bottled. I think its safe to say that its ready to be bottled but I'd
like it to be a sparkling mead. My question is…are all the yeasties
exhausted? Do I need to add more yeast when I add the cornsugar? If so how do
I do that? make a starter or just dump in the rehydrated yeast? Will that
cloud my mead? Its so nice and clear right now.


Thanks in advance for any suggestions.


Gretchen Brannaman

End of Mead Lover's Digest #315