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Storing Tablets For Oak Barrel Sterilization
American Oak Barrel™ Storing Tablets are pre-measured doses of sulfites formulated to kill bacteria and inhibit the growth of wild yeast and microbes in the barrel.
BARREL SIZE TO STORING TABLET RATIO
|1, 2 & 3 Liter Barrel||1 Storing Tablet|
|5 Liter Barrel||2 Storing Tablets|
|10 Liter Barrel||3 Storing Tablets|
|20 Liter Barrel||5 Storing Tablets|
When storing or cleaning your barrel between uses, dissolve the appropriate quantity of tablets in water. Pour mixture in the barrel and fill completely with additional water. Store in cool damp conditions if possible. Rinse 3x prior to use.
Storing tablets are NOT required during the initial curing of new barrels unless you are using well water which in not recommended.
BARRELS WITHOUT LIQUID WILL DRY OUT!
Always have liquid in the barrel