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Old 04-07-2008, 04:24 PM   #1
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HI all just a fast opinion question.

The Mead looks great and the gravity is perfect. Now it is time for bottling. I planned on using the same bottles that I use for brewing beer.

My question is, do you think I should use traditional caps, or shout I use oxidation caps?

Any thoughts?

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Old 04-07-2008, 10:53 PM   #2
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I'm not sure how or if they work, but I plan on doing some for long term storage, and it'll be with O2 caps. The rest...Regular.

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thanks...that is what I was thinking..

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I have mead that is 9 years old, with plain Brewer's Best beer caps. I've never bought those o2 absorbing caps.

I've never tasted beer or mead that was oxidized either. I suspect they are another invention to solve a problem that doesn't really exist for 99.5% of home brewers.

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I bottled my prickly pear mead with the o2 caps.

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