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Old 10-31-2013, 04:29 AM   #1
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Default Another first mead question...

Just sampled my first ever made mead. It has a really dry flavor, smells sort of like sake. Didn't use a particularly dry yeast. What could be the cause.

Fermented in primary for 2 1/2 weeks, racked to secondary. Left in secondary for about 3 1/2 months, kinda forgot about it for a while. Could I have fermented for too long?

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Old 10-31-2013, 09:23 AM   #2
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If you don't want a dry mead, just stabilize with sulfite and sorbate and backsweeten to taste with additional honey.

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if you don't want a dry mead, just stabilize with sulfite and sorbate and backsweeten to taste with additional honey.
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