Yes, there should be residual nutrients left and as Harry mentioned, the
exploded yeast hulls will provide even more. You can also boil up any
leftover trub from the bottom of your fermenter which makes great
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Barcik" <edbar44@...> wrote:
> The only 2 choices you have now is to go with Jewler's suggestion for
> restarting a stuck fermentation, bit by bit, which is standard
> for restarts or try distilling it as is.
> Make sure if you go this route to do it low and slow so as not to burn
> the solids in your wash and follow what Harry says.
> What I decided to do was distill and then start what's left over as a
> wash since there is considerable sugar left in there anyway, so
> distilled the first half (12g) and pulled off an impressive 6+ liters
> about 60% and what was left over was a dark brown liquid smelling very
> like molasses. I just fired up the second half this morning and after
> done, hope to be able to start a new wash with the leftovers and more
> thinking about SG of 1.080 or so and will use the same super start
> distiller's yeast. I had added some nutrients to the batch when I did
> feeding, you suppose I need more or there should be some residual even
> the distill or am I wrong?