Originally Posted by suzanneb
other than a healthy fermentation. does the nutrient do anything? i heard it can get rid of sulfur smell but i am not getting sulfur smell. does it do anything to the taste?
Yeast starved of nutrients sometimes produce sulfur compounds and smells, aka rhino farts.
But like ed said, apple juice seems to have enough nutrient content for many yeasts.
And with the aging times of apfelwein, the sulfur leaves the stuff before it's optimal drinking age anyway.