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Old 08-26-2013, 05:12 AM   #1
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I'm fermenting beverages and want to reduce the ethanol content by about a half of a percentage point. Will oxygen aeration help with the reduction of ethanol?

Any other low tech wine industry solutions for lowering such a small percentage?

As always, I appreciate the assistance.
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:17 PM   #2
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Dilution, probably the most low tech of all!

Oxygen + wine = BAD
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:19 PM   #3
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Dilution, probably the most low tech of all!

Oxygen + wine = BAD
Yep, that's the only thing I can think of. Add some de-oxygenated water to dilute .5% ABV.
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