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Old 03-03-2012, 08:54 PM   #9341
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So, I bought some yeast nutrient, should I add 1 tsp per gallon or .5 for this recipe?

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Old 03-03-2012, 09:04 PM   #9342
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any one try this with "simply apple" ?

can the juice be from concentrate as long as it doesnt have preservitives ?


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Old 03-04-2012, 12:03 AM   #9343
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could use a lil help with this folks...
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Old 03-04-2012, 12:11 AM   #9344
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So, I bought some yeast nutrient, should I add 1 tsp per gallon or .5 for this recipe?

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Do what the bottle says to add per gallon.

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If it's already started fermenting (might already be too late to add but..) dissolve the the nutrient in water before adding it. Otherwise it's going to create a lot of nucleation points and the CO2 will cause the apfelwein to give you a money shot right to the face and it may hit the ceiling if it's in a narrow necked carboy.
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Should be 1 tsp per gallon
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:16 AM   #9346
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Oh, Nice! I used the 71b-1122 and pitched it last night...what is your FG with this yeast - does it come out sweet at all?
Without any backsweetening or aging, it'll happily go below 1.000....YMMV, but I find it both slightly tart and sweetish, with a distinct hint of apple...ans SWMBO agrees. Backsweetenng with an unfermentable, such as lactose or splenda, can ensure a sweeter finish with more body.
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Without any backsweetening or aging, it'll happily go below 1.000....
What does aging have to do with the FG? Does it un-ferment?
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What does aging have to do with the FG? Does it un-ferment?
aging it allows some of the unwanted flavors to fade so the apple flavor can be noticed
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Does the unwanted flavor fading affect the gravity?
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Does the unwanted flavor fading affect the gravity?
No it shouldn't, unless you didn't let it dry out all the way.


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