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Mud

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I'm having a bad week. For the first time I used a tag on the carboy neck to keep notes. Worked great until it got some wine on it. Now it's unreadable and I can't remember if this batch has had sorbate added. I think not, but can't remember for sure. Will adding a second dose negatively affect the wine?

-absent-minded & embarrassed Mud
 

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It will be ok to add more, I used to think no but many kits these days have 2 packets of sorbate instead of one just in case I guess. I have never had a problem using just one but Im guessing there is a reason they send 2 when making ports and sweeter wines. Just make sure you dont add any more then the recommended dosage since you may already have this in there.
 

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So Mud you don't have a notebook to write in about your wines ? I would do both if I was you because I'm like you I would forget or mix up the different batches . I have 2 batches going that are similar in color , it's good that they are diffrent size batches .
 

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I actually use a homemade spreadsheet for all my brewing activities but it's become a nuisance. I spend much less time at the computer than when I made it so was looking for a more convenient method. Notebook it will be.

Thanks, Wade.

-spilly Mud
 

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Notes

I make basic notations (dates and S.G.) on my glass carboys with a Sharpie. Info is right there as the batch progresses and cleans off easily when done
 

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I use the neck tags for quick reference stuff and a notebook for more detailed stuff. It saves me from spilling wine on my laptop
 

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