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    We just bottled our first batch of mead using corked bottles. The kit I bought had shrink wrap whichamacallits to help protect the cork and dress up the bottle BUT, in doing some reading on meadmaking, I read something about sealing my bottle tops with wax. Since I am a beeswax candle maker and already have melted wax available at all times, I thought this sounded like something I would like to do. I also think it would add a more "natural" look to the bottles. Has anyone used beeswax to seal their bottle tops, and, if so, how did you do it?

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    i use wax on my wine bottles just take a chunk and hold it over a bic and drip it on while turning the bottle. looks great(to me). good luck,mike
    "Wine is a constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy" Ben Franklin

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