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Old 03-29-2013, 06:39 PM   #1
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Not sure I'll be using commercial yeast nutrient in anything smaller than 5 gallons. Long story short I have a lot of cleaning to do and some hardcore JP8 cider to dilute.



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Old 03-29-2013, 07:55 PM   #2
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Is this a question? Sorry just not following what you are getting at... what is hardcore?


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Old 03-29-2013, 08:03 PM   #3
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I also don't get it.

Care to clarify OP?
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Sorry, it really wasn't a question so much as posting an experience with commercial yeast nutrient. I have heard some people use it with no problem, and I have heard some not using it. Those that don't preferred a natural yeast nutrient like raisin juice.
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My first batch I didn't use yeast nutrient, it turned out good. My second batch I just did, 5.5 gallons, used WYeast Liquid Yeast and put 5 tsp of nutrient in it. This thing fermented for almost 20 days Ended up at 12.35% and tastes good.
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Hmm... So your saying I need to try it again with another batch? Oh darn. Well I guess if it's the only way I'll learn.


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