Antiox C provides dual protection from oxygen for beer. Immediate acting, the potassium metabisulphite component of the antioxidant immediately combines with dissolved oxygen as soon as it is added after fermentation.
The ascorbate component of the antioxidant reacts with oxygen at a slower rate than does metabisulphite. When the metabisulphite is totally reacted, the slower acting ascorbate continues protection against oxidation.
Protection against dissolved and head space oxygen continues during the complete brewing and packaging operations. Resulting packaged beers possess improved flavor stability, colloidal stability, and prolonged shelf-life. Antiox C treated beers retain their fresh taste, palatability, and brilliance.