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Old 07-18-2013, 07:13 AM   #1
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Default can you add to much yeast nutrient?

A 1/2 teaspoon is good for 5 gal, but what if your staggering the nutrients would you put the 1/2 teaspoon each time or split that 1/2 teaspoon up over the course of the additions?

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I assume you are fermenting beer wort. I've only every used the single 1/2 tsp at 10-mins to flameout. Even in rather large OG beers, I have not added more nutrients..

When I make meads, I add nutrients daily until I hit my 2/3 sugar break .. .the point where you have 2/3 of the fermentation left to ferment. BUT yeast & wine musts are not as naturally yeast friendly as beer wort. The yeast really needs that extra 'umpphf'.

I would be curious if anyone else has thoughts on this...

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