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Old 01-29-2012, 03:47 AM   #1
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Default Adding yeast nutrients during fermentation?

I am currently fermenting a half batch of apfelwein. I pitched a whole package of liquid Wyeast. The cider has been fermenting for 3 days. The other day it started to stink like the notorious rhino farts. After research, I found that Diammonium phosphate(yeast nutrients) can help get rid of the stink. My question is, can I add the nutrients in the middle of the fermentation? Or is it late. Also, am I correct in thinking the smell is a result of the yeast being stressed?

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Old 01-29-2012, 05:34 AM   #2
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I did that once or twice there is no problem.. But is seems I have Crain bancer now lol

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Old 01-29-2012, 10:27 AM   #3
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Mix it up with sterile water to dissolve it first

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Old 01-29-2012, 05:40 PM   #4
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OK I'll give that a shot. Thanks guys

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