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Offline nateo

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My first still beverage, bottling options?
« on: August 17, 2012, 06:12:31 PM »
I'm making a Burgundy pyment. I'm not planning on carbonating it. Can I just put it in beer bottles with caps? I don't really want to deal with corks if I can avoid it. All the other wines/meads I've made have been sparkling so this is new to me.
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Re: My first still beverage, bottling options?
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 06:55:50 PM »
Capped bottles are fine for still meads.

I bottle some of my still beverages in mason jars. 8)
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Re: My first still beverage, bottling options?
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2012, 09:21:44 AM »
I use crown caps and beer bottles for my still meads. I do the final rack into a keg, crash cool it for a month to really clear it, then bottle using my beer gun.  I use my beer gas blend to push it, and purge the bottles so it doesnt carb, but there's no O2.

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Re: My first still beverage, bottling options?
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2012, 12:24:36 PM »
I bottle wine in beer bottles/caps all the time. Good for single serving occasions.
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