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adpowers

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I just realized I was supposed to pre-dissolve the meta in water before adding to the crushed grapes (I just sprinkled it over top of the crushed grapes and then mixed it in).

Fermentation is underway and going well...question is...what will happen to the potassium metabisulfite powder I mixed, undissolved, into the crushed grapes prior to inoculation? Will it come back to haunt me or settle out in future rackings?

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Johnd

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When sulfiting must, that's typically what I do, sprinkle on top and mix very thoroughly with the drill powered paddle. As long as you are using powdered KMS and it doesn't contain any lumps or chunks, it should dissolve just fine for you.
 

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I never pre-dissolve it. It will be just fine.
 

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Many thanks! Better to be lucky than good....especially with 60 gallons of must underway!
 

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It's in (2) 30 gal Brute "trashcan" fermenters and (4) 5 gal smaller fermenters
 

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I have never understood why they say to dissolve in water first. It dissolves in the must after all.
 

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