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Re: Quick couple of Questions for Brewers and lekkies.

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  • Murphy-Marsh, Leigh
    Cheers Harry. Leigh.--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Murphy-Marsh, Leigh wrote: ... nutrient to the yeast for a sugar mix
    Message 1 of 3 , May 1, 2006
      Cheers Harry.

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Murphy-Marsh, Leigh"
      <Leigh.Murphy-Marsh@...> wrote:
      > I have a supply of mollasses and some champagne yeast. How much
      > Mollasses would I need to add per litre of wash to supply the
      > to the yeast for a sugar mix to make Vodka? I don't want to waste
      > more than necessary.

      >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Not a lot. About 1 cupful to a 25 litre ferment
      works ok. However, although molasses contains almost all the
      essentials that yeast needs, it is notoriously low in thiamine
      hydrochloride (vitamin B1). Add 15 to 20 Mg per 25 litre batch.
      Get it at the chemists as a diet supplement.

      > Also, a friend wants to get into brewing and was admiring my
      > burst fire controller. Would this controller I found at Dick
      smiths do
      > the same job or be adequate for an electric element?
      > http://tinyurl.com/oqgx8

      >>>>>>>>>>>>>Nope. That one's not designed for resistive loads. An
      element is a big resistor.

      regards Harry

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