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Old 02-23-2012, 10:45 PM   #11
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Also have you added anything else before is slowed up?



 
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:59 AM   #12
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I didn't add anything. And yes I had fermentation at one point the gravity dropped and the air lock bubbled. I added the tablets last night and got the yeast tonight going to add tomorrow night.



 
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Old 02-24-2012, 01:05 AM   #13
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What yeast did you use originally?
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Old 02-24-2012, 01:12 AM   #14
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Liquiditynerd, what are you doing with my dog in your avatar
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:43 AM   #15
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I used red star premier the red pack

 
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:16 AM   #16
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Your yeast is dead
probably not. yeast don't die easily. They go go dormant however.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:31 AM   #17
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Might try warming up to 70-75 and rousting the yeast.
What is rousting the yeast? Does yeast energizer work better than yeast nutrient?

 
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:33 AM   #18
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is it truly stuck or just going slow?? in other words is it still producing co2?? I have two wines going right now that have been brewing from more than 2 months. Making a good wine takes time. If it is still bubbling along I would not try and rush it.
Read my post about yeast with a helping hand. I have some wine that is bubbling slow? Added a lot of sugar after fermentation started

 
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Old 02-25-2012, 05:20 PM   #19
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I had that problem also with premier. I don't know the attenuTion off hand but I have added cuvee ( blue pack) or the champagne (yellow pack) to dry it out.
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Old 02-25-2012, 07:14 PM   #20
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What is rousting the yeast? Does yeast energizer work better than yeast nutrient?
Add both if you have them, Energizer is like food for yeast, Nutrient is like vitamins for yeast.



 
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