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Old 02-08-2011, 05:58 PM   #1
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Default Backsweeten with honeystix?

Anyone try it or have a reason it wouldn't work?
http://tinyurl.com/48hkxov

I have 5 1-gallon meads that I tried last night and most need some backsweetening. I thought this might work for adding another flavor to the mead with the different varieties of stix.

Thanks in advance!



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Old 02-09-2011, 05:46 AM   #2
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Bum link, man.

But it looks like those are just plastic tubes with honey in 'em... at least if I'm reading the description correctly.


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link should be fixed, sorry about that. Any help on this would be helpful.

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Expensive way to get a bit of backsweetening, if you ask me. Stick with bulk honey unless you like paying way to much for honey.
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Fair enough, how much honeey should I add to a one gallon jug to backsweeten (on average-obviously it depends on what it is and my tastes-but just looking for a ballpark). Thanks again!
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Depending on your hydrometer reading, I usually start with about a 1/3 of a cup and go from there. I like it a bit sweeter than most.......1.02, also depends on the tannins.


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