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Offline bri66

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Servomyces Nutrient Sachet in mead
« on: July 15, 2020, 02:32:41 pm »
Servomyces Nutrient Sachet how much do i need for 20 litres of mead .

Offline erockrph

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Re: Servomyces Nutrient Sachet in mead
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2020, 02:53:50 am »
I'm not familiar with the dosing for Servomyces, but I generally follow the following staggered nutrient regimen:

8g DAP (diammonium phosphate)
4g Fermaid K

Mix the above and split into 4 equal portions. Add the first portion when pitching yeast. Add the remaining portions at days 2, 4, and 6 after aerating the must.

I don't think Servomyces contains much nitrogen, so I'd consider adding some DAP along with the Servomyces. Meads contain a lot less nutrient than beer, so I'd maybe use double the recommended dose for beer of the Servomyces.
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