Acid Blend (2 oz.)
Used in wine must preparation for pH adjustment. Can also be added later for balance against overly sweet wine.
Campden Tablets (100)
Metabisuphite tablets release sulfur dioxide, which acts as a sterilant and antioxidant. For sterilizing must, use one tablet per gallon; two crushed tablets equal 1/4 teaspoon. Potassium metabisulphite is typically preferred over sodium metabisuphite as it is less prone to flavor contribution. Both are available.
For boosting gravity. Also used in cider production. Buy big and save!
Can add an element of fresh, fruity tartness. Derived from apples.
Sparkolloid Powder 1oz
Dissolve 1 tablespoon of powder in 8 fl oz of water for 5 minutes. Add hot mixture to 6 gallons of wine. Stir gently. Wait 1 week to rack or bottle.
Add ½ teaspoon per gallon of wine must to stimulate fermentation. Contains Diammonium phosphate, yeast hulls, magnesium sulphate, and Vitamin B Complex. Useful for fermentations where free amino nitrogen (FAN) is not present in significant quatities- i.e. Mead, Cider, fruit wine. May also be used in yeast starters or high gravity beers. ...