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Old 09-09-2012, 10:17 PM   #1
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Default food color?

Has anyone ever tried adding food coloring to mead?


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Old 09-10-2012, 02:03 AM   #2
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I'm sure people have, but it sounds immoral to me.


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Old 09-11-2012, 01:01 AM   #3
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What color are you trying to get? Most colors can be obtained using different natural ingredients.
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:01 AM   #4
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I've been tempted but I'm still trying to come up with something that is a blue color.
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:33 AM   #5
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I have not tried this. Though I do not believe typical food coloring contains anything fermentable. It shouldn't hurt anything.
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:42 AM   #6
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Shouldn't hurt anything--you'd have to add a redicolous amount to get any flavours from it.

You'd add the colouring just before bottling, maybe before racking the final time so it gets gently mixed in.
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:51 PM   #7
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I haven't tried it, but I've read that corn flowers will give a nice blue color.


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