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Old 10-20-2006, 02:51 AM   #1
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Default Making Hard Cider: When to add the yeast enhancer?

I added the yeast enhancer at the same time as I put the un pasteriezed Cider into the carboy.

Should I have added it 24 hrs after along the yeast?

I hope I didnt mess anything up!


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Old 10-20-2006, 02:07 PM   #2
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Yeast nutrients are dead, so it doesn't matter. Just don't add them after fermentation starts.


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I know you need yeast nutrient for Mead, but did not know you needed it for Cider.
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I've heard that most wines need nutrient addition to prevent stuck or slow ferments. Cider may fall in the same catagory.
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Originally Posted by britishbloke
I added the yeast enhancer at the same time as I put the un pasteriezed Cider into the carboy.

Should I have added it 24 hrs after along the yeast?

I hope I didnt mess anything up!
Perhaps you could ask a Cider question over on the CIDER board?


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