hist-brewing: more newbie questions :-)

Lakey, Jeremy jeremy.lakey at wilcom.com
Tue Oct 26 09:03:17 PDT 1999

>    Grolsch wire-tops will take the pressure of anything carbonated no more

>than Grolsch is.  If over-pressured, they will relieve the pressure 
>gracefully, by leaking gas around the gasket.
>    I bottled some Doomsday Ale that was, it turned out, not yet finished 
>fermenting, in Grolsch bottles.  A week later, half of them were hissing, 
>Thank God.  Otherwise, 
>I would have had Grolsch Grenades, and glass and suds all over my wife's 
>dining room antiques.

so when the pressure lessened, what was the result?  did you have flat mead?
or did it stay carbonated once the pressure died to a sufficient range?


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