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Campden tablets
« on: September 13, 2012, 03:49:06 PM »
I usually use RO water and adjust it according to style.  However, I can't this Sunday and I was wondering how much Campden to use for 8 gallons?
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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2012, 03:53:45 PM »
IIRC, it's 1 tab/gallon.

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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2012, 04:11:45 PM »
IIRC, it's 1 tab/gallon.

That's the dosage when used to inhibit microbe growth in wine must.

When you're using it to treat brewing water for chloramine 1 tablet will treat 20 gallons, but you can use it in less.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2012, 04:14:05 PM by tygo »
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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2012, 05:45:06 PM »
IIRC, it's 1 tab/gallon.

That's the dosage when used to inhibit microbe growth in wine must.

When you're using it to treat brewing water for chloramine 1 tablet will treat 20 gallons, but you can use it in less.

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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2012, 06:06:36 PM »
so a half tablet for 8 gallons?
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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2012, 06:51:08 PM »
Yeah or just a bit less.  Break it in half, use the smaller half (since I've never been able to break one evenly).

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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2012, 04:28:30 AM »
Thanks everyone.
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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2012, 08:53:23 AM »
Fermenting: Krampusnacht Holiday Ale

Ok, has nothing to do with the original topic but...  I've just gotta see the label for what you're fermenting :)
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Re: Campden tablets
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2012, 10:07:16 AM »
Fermenting: Krampusnacht Holiday Ale

Ok, has nothing to do with the original topic but...  I've just gotta see the label for what you're fermenting :)

It's still under development but I'll be sure to share when I get it done  ;D

Although at the rate that beer is going it might be next year's holiday ale.
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