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Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« on: April 17, 2013, 05:39:17 AM »
Directions say .5 tsp. per 5 gallons. So if I want to make a starter .1tsp per gallon? Also, If i use in a starter, should I also use in my wort?
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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2013, 05:43:09 AM »
I add a pinch to my starters and still add 1/2 tsp to my wort.
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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2013, 08:33:07 AM »
I add a pinch to my starters and still add 1/2 tsp to my wort.

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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013, 08:44:35 AM »
I add a pinch to my starters and still add 1/2 tsp to my wort.

+1 Ditto

I knew a couple brewers who did that and were consumed by their own ravenous mutated giant yeast.
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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013, 08:45:43 AM »
I add a pinch to my starters and still add 1/2 tsp to my wort.

+1 Ditto

I knew a couple brewers who did that and were consumed by their own ravenous mutated giant yeast.

Ohhhhhh, the horror!   ;D
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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013, 11:36:46 AM »
I add a pinch to my starters and still add 1/2 tsp to my wort.

+1 Ditto

I knew a couple brewers who did that and were consumed by their own ravenous mutated giant yeast.
Wasn't there a movie about that? 
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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2013, 11:47:46 AM »
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2013, 03:04:11 PM »
Absolutely awesome!

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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2013, 05:48:34 AM »
Well, as Mr Garrison says: "there are no stupid questions, only stupid people". Thanks everyone!
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Re: Wyeast Nutrient Blend how much to use?
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2013, 05:04:42 AM »
I've been adding .5 tsp to the starter and another .5 tsp to the wort (5 gal).  That 5 gallons is churning in 4-5 hours and I have to say that my primary requires a blow off tube.  Too much?  Maybe next time I will go with a pinch instead of .5 tsp in the starter.