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Old 10-13-2008, 09:37 PM   #1
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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?

 
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Old 10-14-2008, 09:21 PM   #2
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ive been adding 1/2 tsp. per gal. but seemed to settle out of suspention after a month.
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Old 10-14-2008, 10:04 PM   #3
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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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