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22110Re: Turbo Yeast Question?

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  • michael_fearn
    Oct 3, 2006
      Thanks for that Stevo, i will give that a go. I happen to have an
      aquarium pump somewhere.

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "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
      > Stevo
      > > 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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