Originally Posted by IXIboneheadIXI
also is mead carbonated? EDIT: i posted this before reading about the degassing part, so im guessing no, lol
Most of the time, no. However, there is such a thing as sparkling mead (or as I like to call it, champead/champeade) that usually involves bottling with swing tops and adding a bit of sugar/honey to generate the carbonation.