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Old 04-24-2013, 04:16 PM   #1
Dec 2011
Bayville, New Jersey
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How and when do I use it? Does it get added to my boil or to my fermentor? At what stage of the boil do I add it? How much do I use? Any and all advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 04-25-2013, 05:55 AM   #2
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You can add it to boil to sterilize it, amount depends on manufacture. There should be instructions on package.
I don't use nutrient for fermentation as wort should have enough nutrients for healthy fermentation, I am using it only for starters.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:14 AM   #3
Sep 2011
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I usually use 1/2 tsp with 15 min to go along with whirlfloc and immersion chiller.
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