Re: Reducing perceived sweetness in a mead

Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:28 am

Good point, I hadn't thought through that adding any fruit, even one that is tart, would bring some fructose into the mead.
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Re: Reducing perceived sweetness in a mead

Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:22 am

Add some acidity using an acid blend. Sample first, then scale up for the entire batch.
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Re: Reducing perceived sweetness in a mead

Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:30 pm

Oak will toss in some tannins as well which may change the perception.

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Re: Reducing perceived sweetness in a mead

Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:47 pm

Using tartaric acid or something else?
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