Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Mead Forum > Sparkling
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-13-2010, 05:40 AM   #1
bwomp313
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Kingston, NY
Posts: 1,196
Liked 28 Times on 21 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default Sparkling

I've been perusing these forums and haven't really found a definitive answer. I'm looking to make my first mead, some sort of sparkling melomel. Now to carbonate do I prime with corn sugar at bottling like with beer?

__________________
bwomp313 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-13-2010, 02:19 PM   #2
gratus fermentatio
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Montana
Posts: 9,139
Liked 975 Times on 638 Posts
Likes Given: 2675

Default

Yes, you can prime with any fermentable sugar, including honey. Just be sure you get the proper amounts as they vary a bit from type to type. Regards, GF.

__________________
gratus fermentatio is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-13-2010, 06:12 PM   #3
bwomp313
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Kingston, NY
Posts: 1,196
Liked 28 Times on 21 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

Ok good, I saw someone mentioning that they bottle before fermentation is over to get like a continuous bottle fermentation sort of deal and I think that's a little too precise and risky for my tastes/experience level.

__________________
bwomp313 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sparkling Wine Matt Up North Wine Making Forum 7 07-22-2009 09:01 PM
sparkling extract jrakich87 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 10-06-2008 11:03 PM
Poll: still or sparkling? phooka Mead Forum 7 06-17-2008 08:01 AM
Still or sparkling salzar Cider Forum 2 04-14-2008 02:01 PM
Sparkling Apfelwein mrfocus Wine Making Forum 1 10-09-2007 03:50 AM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS