Well, just to update....the carbed bottles of melomel are very nice and bubbly at this point. Luckily the still bottles are still corked and stable as far as I can tell (knock on wood). Definitely lesson learned, and I'm going to be more cautious with my stabilizing in the future!
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy" -Benjamin Franklin
"Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over" - Samuel Clemens (maybe)