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Additives

When fermenting high alcohol a number of additives may be required or beneficial to you. 

Acid is a key component in fermentation as it is required by your yeast as sugar is converted into alcohol. If your fermentation stalls out before your yeast’s alcohol tolerance level is reached, this may be because there is not enough acid in your wash. 

Nutrients and Energizers are present in most high quality specialized yeasts like Turbo Yeasts, but more may be necessary in some cases and it is a must have when using yeasts that aren’t specially tailored for high-alcohol or low-nutrient environments. If you are using just sugar and water for your wash, there will not be enough nutrients present for say, an average wine yeast to ferment all the way through unless you add nutrients. Energizers can also help boost sluggish fermentation, but are not a replacement for acids if the alcohol level is already high. 

Stabilizers and Clarifiers are necessary if you want to stabilize your wash by neutralizing the yeast, or clear your wash with kieselsol or chitosan in place of, or prior to, carbon filtering.

  • Precipitated Wine Chalk (Acid Reducer)
    $2.25

    Precipitated Wine Chalk (Acid Reducer)

    50g of Precipitated Wine Chalk. Reducing the acidity of the wine 7g/Gallon

    $2.25
  • STERILIZERS - Sodium Metibisulfite 50g
    $1.25

    Sodium Metibisulfite 50g

    50g and 250g of Sodium Metibisulfite available. Prevents wild yeasts and bacteria growth. Made to sanitize all your equipment (glass and plastic) ...

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    $1.25
  • ADDITIVES - Tartaric Acid 30g
    $2.49

    Tartaric Acid 30g

    30g and 1kg of Tartaric Acid available. Add according to specific recipe, up to 10g/Gallon of must at start of fermentation. or One teaspoon per ga...

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    $2.49
  • Wine Additives - Wine Conditioner 500ml
    $5.99

    Wine Conditioner

    500ml bottle of Wine Conditioner. Helps remove the harshness in wine. Also sweetens wine to taste.

    $5.99
  • Wine Additives - Wine Tannin 10g
    $2.49

    Wine Tannin

    10g of Wine Tanin. Instructions: Add according to specific wine recipe. Recommended use as follows: ¼ tsp/gal for white must; 1/3 tsp/gal for red ...

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    $2.49
  • NUTRIENTS - Yeast Energizer
    $2.25

    Yeast Energizer

    25g of Yeast Energizer Instructions: Used to boost sluggish or stuck fermentations. 1 tsp / gallon (4L) of wine must

    $2.25
  • ADDITIVES - Yeast Nutrient (DAP) 25g
    $2.49

    Yeast Nutrient (DAP) 25g

    25g and 1kg of Yeast Nutrient available. Help yeast during fermentation process. Helps restart stuck fermentation Instructions: Add 1 tsp. (5g) per...

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    $2.49