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Old 09-29-2012, 07:11 AM   #1
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Its says to add more metabisulphite powder if i want to age more then six months...i bought tablets....do i just crush them up

 
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:42 AM   #2
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No. Wine making is both art and science, but using chemicals is the science part of it. So, you need some precision. And we need more information. I assume the tablets are Campden Tablets. As a general rule you add 1 tablet per gallon - 6 gallons, 6 tablets. However, you didn't say what wine you're making, whether you added any k-meta yet and how long you intend to age. All that would help us answer fully.

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Old 09-29-2012, 09:40 PM   #3
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Tony has some good questions. As for the crushing tablets thing, metabisulfite is available in powder or tablet form. But keep in mind that they aren't interchangeable when measuring. The powder form is more concentrated than crushed tablet dust. I bought a pill crusher at the dollar store and it works great to crush campden tablets.
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