Originally Posted by noodledancer77
Absolutely. This was intended as an experiment knowing full well the danger involved. The wax was used as an attempt to keep gases from passing thru the cork. It also makes a nice presentation. Of course, a pretty sealed wax bottle doesn't go very far when you've got cork embedded in your forehead.
It actually goes even further, as long as the cork is in someone else's forehead.
I'm thinking that the Belgian bottles would be a very good option for any mead that has a risk of carbonating... Put some nice cages over the cork (make sure you leave enough outside the bottle neck) and you'll be safe.