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  1. erimmey

    TA testing

    Are there good TA tests or equipment I can buy? I always use the cheap TA test kits off of Amazon and I'm never satisfied. Thank you!
  2. Denden5136

    Titration the New World Way (8.2) or the old world way (7.0)?

    I was given a question about whether there is a theoretical advantage of titrating the TA sample to a pH of 8.2, or using the old world method of titrating to 7.0. My thoughts are that the titration is at the equivalent point near 7.0 (weak acid/weak base), so using phenolphthalein would be a...
  3. Dom Lausic

    High pH, High TA

    Hey Everyone! Hope everyone's winemaking is in full swing!! Needed a few opinions. Crushed some Californian Cab Sauv yesterday. Ran some tests today, and needed opinions on must adjustments. Brix: 24 pH: 4.13 TA: 6.0 Want to bring the pH but don't want the TA to get too high! Looking for...
  4. C

    Acidity check: now or later?

    Making two 6 gallon batches of blueberry wine. I had a question about adjusting the total acidity. I didn't check it when I first started the wine and I had added acid blend. Should I have checked at the beginning? Should I check the acidity and adjust it now? Or should I wait and...