BVC - Re: BVC: Meade instructions for beginners (fwd)

Carl Chipman cchipman at
Wed Feb 9 12:25:46 PST 2000

I'm really loathe to add sulfites, mainly because it means I must inform 
every person who drinks it that there are sulfites in it in case of 
allergic reactions.

Sulfite allergies are common enough that I worry bout it.

Carl Chipman
Nomadics, Inc.
cchipman at

On Wednesday, February 09, 2000 2:36 PM, Magdalena 
[SMTP:magdlena at] wrote:
> >  I would like to keep
> > the flavor, but mainly lower the alcohol content.
> >
> > JP
> >
>     Wouldn't we all?  ;>  I'm about to try an experiment with using 
stevia to
> sweeten with only enough sugar source for 8% alcohol.  The real question 
> whether the stevia will impart too much flavor.  I don't think it would 
work for
> meads though.  You could (blech!) add only enough honey to get to your 
> alcohol level, add sulfites, and then add more honey later.  If I have my
> chemicals right, the sulfites should inhibit further fermentation.
> -Magdalena
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