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colorado_wade

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Hey guys - The En Primeur Reisling/Gewurztraminer goes into clearing tonight. I have about have the suss reserve pack to add back in, so do you guys think I should add the polysorbate, or skip it?

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Oops! I meant Potassium Sorbate. Not sure where I even got the term polysorbate from :slp
 

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Oops! I meant Potassium Sorbate. Not sure where I even got the term polysorbate from :slp
Adding back an fpack that contains sugar will require the use of the pot. sorbate, unless you can sterile filter to remove the yeast.
 

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ok thanks John. I always skip sorbate with reds. Just wasn't 100% sure about whites. Makes sense about the F-pack
 

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ok thanks John. I always skip sorbate with reds. Just wasn't 100% sure about whites. Makes sense about the F-pack
No worries if you use it. Sorbate’s like birth control for yeast, keeps them from multiplying and hence renders them unable to establish a fermenting colony, so your sugar is safe.....and so are your bottles!!
 
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