Ascorbic Acid

Powerful anti-oxidant and acidifier that can be added to a beer to help prevent oxidation.

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Ascorbic Acid is a powerful anti-oxidant and acidifier. It can be added to a beer to help prevent oxidation. Ascorbic Acid prevents oxidation by consuming any free oxygen that may still be present. It is also used in Flavored Malt Beverages to give a Vitamin C boost and tangy flavor.

  • Used to prevent oxidation.
  • Must be used with caution and can react with oxygen to produce hydrogen peroxide.
  • To be used with adequate free SO₂ present so that any free H₂O₂ is removed.
  • Other names: L-Ascorbic Acid; Vitamin C.

Application: At any stage during the brewing process, especially prior to bottling.

Packaging:  25 kg carton.