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Old 01-20-2009, 08:26 PM   #1
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Two months ago I made a redberries mead. I was away for most of the time and just got back today. I tasted a bit and it very very sour and feels very alcoholic. I know it will get better with time and racking, but I´m thinking about back sweetening. Should I make this decision now or later?

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Old 01-20-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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Later for sure. Simply because the sweetness will come through with time.

If you sweeten now to your liking, it may not be to your liking in the future.

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Old 01-20-2009, 09:21 PM   #3
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I'd wait & see how the flavour profile changes (and it will change) you can backsweeten anytime.

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