This is a simple yeast nutrient made of food-grade Urea and Diammonium Phosphate (DAP). Yeast Nutrient will give your yeast nourishment to keep the fermentation going and the yeast healthy. Typically used in high gravity beer recipes, yeast starters, meads, and wines. Yeast Nutrient gives nourishment and helps yeast cells grow.
How much Yeast Nutrient do I use?
For beer: add 1 teaspoon per gallon during the last 10 minutes of the boil.
For wine: add 1 teaspoon per gallon prior to fermentation beginning or prior to yeast pitching.
For hard seltzer: 1/2 teaspoon per 5 gallons prior to fermentation begins.
Yeast Nutrient vs. Yeast Energizer:
Yeast Energizer is not the same product as Yeast Nutrient.
Yeast Nutrient is food-grade Urea and Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) and is added prior to yeast pitching. Yeast Nutrient act as a source of nitrogen for the yeast.
While Yeast Energizers are blends of yeast nutrients such as Diammonium Phosphate (DAP), spring cell yeast hulls, vitamins, and magnesium sulfate, they are added after the yeast is pitched in both beer and winemaking. Yeast Energizer is generally used to start stuck fermentations or to speed up slow fermentations.
Store in a cool, dry and odorless place. Protect from humidity.