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aging question

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Registered Member
Apr 15, 2008

I was wondering about the aging of mede. I know it is best to bulk age the mede but what exactly are the factors that determine how long you can let the mede age? Why can you keep one mede for years and others only for a few months?

My first two batches of mede are fermenting happily at the moment. Of these two batches I would like to drink some straight away and I would like some to age for a long time, maybe even years.



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Certified Mead Mentor
Jun 26, 2006
Ithaca, NY
Welcome Maighstir!

You've asked a pretty huge question. I would suggest checking out existing posts on the subject(s) by using the search function (above the forum, center, next to "home" and "help").

For your batches in particular, we'll need to know your recipe and procedures before we can give you specific advice.

Happy hunting!
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