22110Re: Turbo Yeast Question?
- Oct 3, 2006Thanks for that Stevo, i will give that a go. I happen to have an
aquarium pump somewhere.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "stevolate" <stevolate@...> wrote:
> Hi Michael
> There are normally 2 reasons if your water is fine and you are using
> turbo yeast for a mash not working.
> 1/ You used boiled water or distilled water, this can be fixed by
> aerating for a couple of hours prior to adding the yeast.
> 2/ Adding the yeast to water that is to hot and killing the yeast.
> Those not being your problem the water quality may need to be checked.
> You could put an aquarium aerator in the mash for 30 minutes and see
> if it starts.
> Happy drinking
> > I recently moved and at this new house there is well water. It is
> > filtered and goes through a UV light but there is no chemical
> > treatment that i know of. It is slightly hard but i thought that would
> > be ok.
> > No, i did not areate it, i know better too. I followed the package
> > directions to the letter. It said to stir the wash for 30 seconds
> > before and 60 seconds after pitching the yeast at a temp of less than
> > 30 Deg C. I have never used turbo yeast before and i have only brewed
> > beer. I don't know. Maybe it is just slow getting going?
> > Cheers,
> > Michael
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