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Old 10-20-2009, 03:40 AM   #1
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Hi, I'm new to brewing and am starting with a hard cider. I put in the campden tablets today to kill off the wild yeast, but i didn't crush them first. Is it ok to just leave them in or should I try to fish them out and crush them?

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Old 10-20-2009, 05:05 AM   #2
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If the tabs aren't dissolved, you should probably fish them out or use a stick or something to mangle them up.

Maybe you can use these Grain, Hops, Yeast Reference Charts

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Old 10-20-2009, 01:11 PM   #3
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crush em, using two spoons, or the flat side of a butter knife.
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