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Old 02-14-2010, 08:35 PM   #1
Feb 2010
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Will Go-Firm and Fermaid K do their job if added directly to the must without any prep (heating) prior to pitching the yeast?

If this is a problem how should I correct it (5 gals)?
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Old 02-14-2010, 08:44 PM   #2
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just pour it right in. heating does nothing for them.

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Old 02-14-2010, 09:34 PM   #3
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Go Ferm is designed to aid in the rehydration process, and is supposed to be dissolved in the water you are using to rehydate your yeast. Fermaid K is a nutrient, and that goes in the must. Neither requires any heat.
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Old 02-15-2010, 02:32 AM   #4
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Heat may actually destroy some of the vitamins in them.

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