I recently had a 25 year old mead that was in an amber 12oz bottle capped with a Diet Pepsi cap... yes, bottled in 1987. It was wonderful. Capping, darkness, temperature constant, a lack of disruption and you can keep it for years, decades even.
____________ "I would Rather Have a Keg of Delirium Tremens than a Case of It"
Up Next: Not sure. . .
Fermenting: Game of Thrones Mead Round Two
Enjoying: too many odd bottles to list..