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djcubinlinx wrote:What's the gas used in the can? Nitrogen? Argon?
According to Amazon reviewer:
I'm a former chemist who used to work with inert atmospheres, so I'm familiar with the approach of blanketing something under an inert atmosphere. In this case, the atmosphere is nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and argon. This isn't quite "inert" in every sense, since carbon dioxide can dissolve in water and react, but nevertheless this works. Wine tasting rooms have known about this stuff for years, and it's great to have it for the home. The can always feels empty since it's packed with gas, so you never will know when you're about to run out. I also use this as a food preservative for anything that will turn brown when exposed to atmospheric oxygen. So far I've tried it with guacamole and pesto and it works great. Just give a 2 second burst of gas into the container and seal. Pesto stays bright green and fresh for days. I have a can on the kitchen counter at all times.
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North316 wrote:Beware of that Coravin, they were recalled last month for shattering bottles of wine in people's faces.
Kind of. And they sent out wet suits for your wine bottles to fix the issue.
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Just ordered two of these yesterday from Amazon, $9.11 each (I have free Prime shipping). These are $8.25 each, so not much savings. Still, in for one 4-pack.
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