Mead Lover's Digest #1398 Sat 29 November 2008


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Re: back sweetened mead (


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Subject: Re: back sweetened mead
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:55:26 +0000

Ken Taborek writes:

> How are you back sweetening? I use honey,
> some reserved from the original honey if I'm making a varietal mead. I
> just warm it a bit in the microwave to make it pour easily and stir it
> in. This will be after bulk aging and a few rackings, so the stirring
> doesn't disturb much if any lees.

Ken: Is there a formula you use to determine how much honey to use to
back sweeten? Or do you pour some in, taste, and repeat if needed?
I have not back sweetened before.

Greg Van

End of Mead Lover's Digest #1398