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Old 01-17-2011, 06:41 PM   #1
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How long will these additives keep before losing effectiveness or going bad?

yeast nutrient
yeast energizer
wine tanin
citric acid
campden tablets
potassium metabisulfite
sorbate

I don't make a whole lot of wine, so it might be a while before I use these up anytime soon lol.


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Old 01-17-2011, 10:47 PM   #2
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The tannin and nutrient and energizer will last a long time- I'm not sure it ever goes bad.

The sorbate is the only thing I see there that I would replace after a year or so. It might not go bad, but it may lose effectiveness, resulting in bottle bombs! The rest of the stuff is ok, I believe.
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