This is a 1 lb package of food grade ascorbic acid. Ascorbic acid has been used in winemaking for a long time to help prevent oxidation of the final product. It can also be used to help prevent discoloration in wines that easily lose their lustre, such as pear wines or apple ciders. It can also be used in beer, but is most commonly used in winemaking. It is used at a rate of 1 teaspoon per 5 gallons at bottling time. If you are experiencing faster than normal oxidation with your wines, you might consider trying to add some ascorbic acid.
- Helps prevent oxidation in wines
- Can also helps prevent discoloration which can occur over time
- Cheap, easy and effective!