Re: DAP Question
- Fermaid K is great for sugar washes which have no nutrients and low
nutrient containing fruit musts. However while a few teaspoons wont
hurt, again grains usually have enough yeast nutrients in them.
--- In email@example.com, "Becool Stayslinky"
> Hi JB,
> Thanks for the reply. I will adjust my DAP usage accordingly on the
>the Compleat Distiller. It called for 1 gram/liter. Then I did the math
> My first batch I made was a sugar wash using Dr. Cone's method 2, in
from the Alcohol textbook, and ended up with 1.4 grams/liter for grain.
In any case, I'm very glad to hear that I can get by with WAY less. The
ferment always seemed to slow down after the third addition and I was
suspecting it might be too much.
>supply store, something it said in their product description for DAP. I
> The part about the DAP poisoning the yeast came from an online brew
haven't seen that stated anywhere else.
>a pound of it, so can use it if it will help.
> Is there any need for Fermaid K or equivalent in grain washes? I have
>www.dwinesupplies.com , very fast and reasonable shipping if you are on
> A side note, a good source for cellar chemicals is
the west coast.
> Thanks again,