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Old 07-25-2008, 03:36 AM   #1
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Is it necessary to put fermenting or aging mead in a dark corner? In other words, does light produce any negative results?

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Old 07-25-2008, 04:06 AM   #2
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No hops = no skunk.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:18 PM   #3
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Thanks, BP, I thought as much, but I've seen the reference to "dark corner" so often that I wanted confirmation.

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Old 07-25-2008, 02:17 PM   #4
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You probably don't want it in direct sunlight still, just because that'll cause it to have more drastic temperature swings from day to night.

 
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Old 07-25-2008, 02:51 PM   #5
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Light won't specifically hurt it, but it certainly won't do it any good.
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Old 07-25-2008, 04:22 PM   #6
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keep it where ever you keep your wine/beer/booze.

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Old 07-25-2008, 04:41 PM   #7
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For what its worth mine is normally in a closet but at the moment I have 2 batches sitting on my kitchen table under a blanket so that when they clear I can bottle.

 
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