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Before I found this site, I just used somebody's links to buy some of the 'stuff' I/we use for cider. Now after cruising this site, I've found that there's a few variants for some of these ingredients.
The nutrient I ended up with is (and I'll massacre the spelling) Dimonium Phoshphate.
So because of a mistake in the temp controller I pitched my ale yeast way too cold.. at around 7c. I also forgot to add yeast nutrient. I made a proper starter before pitching it.
After warming the keg up some fermentation action was seen but it wasn't convincing enough for me...
I will be using 2 packages of Omega Yeast OYL-052 "Conan" to attempt to ferment my first brew, a clone of MadTree Galaxy High DIPA. Recipe linked below.
I have a package of...
I have been brewing for about 7 years now and have noticed what I think every brewer realizes: yeast work better and faster when they are given the proper amounts of nutrient additions. After some trial and error, and working more on the mead and cider side (where the main sugar...
My husband and I are attempting our second batch of Hard Cider and something is wrong. Apparently we didn't learn from the first one we tried.
2 1/3c local clover honey
Apple Juice (no preservatives) to top up a gallon.
1/4tsp Vinter's Harvest CY17 yeast
All in a glass jug...
I'm fairly new to brewing beer and now trying my hand at meads now. I've been doing a lot of reading here and elsewhere before I make my first batch. I want to try staggard yeast nutrient additions.
When you add your staged nutrients with the last addition near the midway point in the...