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Old 11-24-2012, 10:23 PM   #1
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During fermentation should my Mead be covered, placed in a dark room and kept at room temp ???
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:56 AM   #2
Nov 2012
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keep it covered preferably with an airlock. dark room is good. room temp should be ok, basement temps this time of year can be kind of cool in your area.

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Old 11-25-2012, 04:03 AM   #3
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Temperature of the fermenting mead should be within the listed range for the yeast. Once fermentation is finished, it can be moved to a cooler spot. A place that also has a more stable temperature range is best. Typically that's a basement.
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