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skyfire322

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My latest batch has been aging for just a little under three months now. The big thing is that I'm moving in about two weeks or so, and once everything is unpacked, I planned on bottling. After all is said and done, I'll be bottling in approximately a month.

I see many suggest adding additional potassium sorbate every three months. Would I be good with the extra month, or should I err on the side of caution and just transfer to a new carboy and add it?
 

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I really hope you just mistyped and meant to ask this question about potassium metabisulphite. Not about sorbate. Sorbate should only ever be added one time.

Now to answer what I hope you really meant to ask. I would add more potassium metabisulphite now, before the move and a little bit early, on the off chance that you don't get to the bottling right when you think you will.
 

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I really hope you just mistyped and meant to ask this question about potassium metabisulphite. Not about sorbate. Sorbate should only ever be added one time.

Now to answer what I hope you really meant to ask. I would add more potassium metabisulphite now, before the move and a little bit early, on the off chance that you don't get to the bottling right when you think you will.
Thanks! And yes, I mistyped. Didn't have enough coffee this morning :slp
 

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