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    First Time Bottle Questions

    I recently bottled my first batch of mead and made two mistakes. First, I didn't fill the bottles up far enough. They are filled to just under the neck of the bottle. Secondly, when I saw how much liquid was left at the bottom of the carboy, I got greedy and tried to siphon too much out, leading...
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    When to bottle?

    Hey everyone I’m new to the forum and I need some help. My recipe states my beer is ready to drink in 8 weeks. When can I bottle it ? Before the eight weeks are up? Half way though? Any help would be great !