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Old 10-05-2006, 05:06 PM   #1
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I'm interested in making a mead, but all the resources I've found on making mead recommend a DAP addition at the beginning of fermentation and another at the 1/3 or 1/2 way point. Is Fermaid-K good enough for both nutrient additions? Is Fermaid-K and DAP the same thing?
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:44 PM   #2
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I wouldn't worry to much about finding DAP (Diammonium phosphate), Fermaid-K will do the job as it contains it anyway.
However adding it in stages throughout the brew is a new one on me but I don't brew much mead.
Put up a link to that info if you can, I'd like to read more.
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Old 10-06-2006, 06:58 PM   #3
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Check the bottom of page 2 and then again on the bottom of page 6 continuing on page 7.
http://www.morebeer.com/public/pdf/w...nstructions%22
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Old 10-06-2006, 10:26 PM   #4
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Thanks myersn024 for posting it - It's not a bad article by any means but I wouldn't over fuss with it's finer points with your first mead.
Honey choice, yeast type, plus acid (and of course some yeast nutrient ) will determine the results you want based on meads you've drunk and want to re-create
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Old 10-10-2006, 01:21 AM   #5
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there was a nice webpage i bought both DAP and SuperFood from.

valleyvinter.com AFAIK
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