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Old 10-01-2009, 08:37 PM   #1
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I am ready to bottle my mead. i have some yeast energizer to add, and the instructions say to apply heat but not how much, also i am going to sweeten before i bottle. is that a good idea, and should i do it when i add the energizer

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Old 10-01-2009, 08:57 PM   #2
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Why would you add energizer right before you bottle????

Answer: you shouldnt. not only might it add some bad flavor - you don't want to re-energize your yeast when you bottle or KABLOOOEY!!! bottle bombs (or flying corks)

Use Sorbate/Sulfite to kill the yeasties, backsweeten with some more honey, then bottle.

No heat. No energizer.

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