Yeast Nutrient

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SKU# U044

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A mixture of diammonium phosphate and food-grade urea that nourishes yeast, ensuring that it remains healthy throughout fermentation. .

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Yeast Nutrient is a mixture of diammonium phosphate and food-grade urea that nourishes yeast, ensuring that it remains healthy throughout fermentation. One teaspoon per gallon recommended for wine, mead, and cider.
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Honey wine ingredients
Northern Brewer provides what you need to practice your brewing interest.
July 25, 2016
Yeast
It worked pefectly
February 23, 2016
Yeast nutrient
the yeast liked it. :)
December 16, 2015
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October 10, 2015
Use properly
Make sure you use this properly as explained on label. Diammonium Phosphate. 1TSP Per Gallon.
July 18, 2016
Great to start primary for winemaking
I have used this yeast nutrient for starting the primary while making several different wines and have had great results. I recommend it highly.
September 6, 2013
Great for healthy yeast
I recommend this product for healthier yeast, and that is better fermentation!
December 26, 2013
Nice Product
Performed as advertised, used in my Honey Mead batches and they fermented out nicely.
December 31, 2013
good product
Though it doesn't come in the plastic bottle pictured (mine came in a labeled zip-lock bag) I have been happy with this product. I use it in every starter I make.
December 24, 2013
it took a while
It took over a week before the product arrived. That's kind of a bummer. Everything else was good.
September 16, 2016
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How long does this stuff keep? I've bought several of the small 2 oz size over the years, and depending on available time for brewing and real life stuff, it would sometimes sit for years before I could use it. Recently bought some from NB and after only a few months, it started giving off a very strong ammonia smell (that I didn't remember being there before) and it looks like it has changed color and gotten noticeably darker. Are some lots of it prone to "going bad" quicker?
M I on Feb 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Mike,

Thanks for contacting us. The nutrient shouldn't spoil. However, if it becomes exposed to moisture in any way (e.g. humidity), it can be colonized by wild microbes that will start to produce that ammonia smell. While certain batches are not more prone to spoilage, it is not uncommon to have a varying longevity across vials due to environmental conditions.
I see that one reviewer says to use it in the starter, another says the fermentor. There aren't any clear directions on the package. When should it be used?
Ben H. on Oct 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I use it in both! A little dash around a 1/4 tsp in the starter is a great idea...then you can put the recommended amount at the last 15 minutes of the boil. The healthiest yeast possible result and that makes the best beer possible.
When should I be adding the nutrient? During the last part of the boil, or when the wort has cooled to pitching temperature? The directions on the package only mention 1 tsp/gallon. Thanks!
T O on Aug 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: With this regular white yeast nutrient, I'd add it when you have cooled the wort and are pitching the yeast. If using the Wyeast beer yeast nutrient, that gets added into the boil with 10 minutes to go. - Mike W, Northern Brewer
How many teaspoons do you get out of that little jar?
Randy on Jan 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I had the same question. I bought the 8 ounce, just to make sure I had enough. I measured the volume in a graduated marked container. I found I had 50 teaspoons full for the 8 ounce pack. Take this total amount and divide by 4 and that will give you the amount of teaspoons for the pee wee 2 ounce jar. Comes out to 12.5 teaspoons. The 2 ounce jar will treat 12.5 gallons.

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