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RugenBrau 10-13-2008 09:37 PM

tannins- how much?
 
I have one cider that is a little on the bland side (11 months old). A friend said that I should add tannins to perk it up. It is just a small 3 gallon batch. How much should I add?

Lanfox 10-14-2008 09:21 PM

ive been adding 1/2 tsp. per gal. but seemed to settle out of suspention after a month.

Yooper 10-14-2008 10:04 PM

I use powdered tannin, and I'd start with 1/8 tsp or so. It's powerful stuff, and I've never had excess settle out, so my experience is different than the other poster's.


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