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Cobrac
09-06-2016, 08:48 AM
Hi,

Im new on this forum and perhaps there already is a thread about this topic, anyways:
Ihave just started a cyser and i accidentially put too much yeast nutrient (double doze) in the must (fermaid-O). Will it ruin my batch? Ive heard that too much nitrogen will produce ethyl acetate and that taste as nail polish. Should I wait and hope for the best it might not be bad. Or is there some magic trick to save the cyser?

zpeckler
09-06-2016, 08:53 AM
Unless the dose was HUGE, you shouldn't have any problems. How much did you add?

Cobrac
09-06-2016, 09:11 AM
I was supposed to use 20grams i became 40. Im I screwed?

bmwr75
09-06-2016, 09:11 AM
Also, what size batch are you making?

Cobrac
09-06-2016, 09:17 AM
I thought if I cold crasch it, make sure that yeast lays in the bottom, blow out the slurry and reboot it by pitch some new yeast?

Cobrac
09-06-2016, 09:18 AM
50lit about 14gal

zpeckler
09-06-2016, 09:21 AM
You're totally fine.

Fermaid-O is a great nutrient. Probably the most popular--and reliable--protocol for using it is TOSNA. Details at www.meadmaderight.com

Cobrac
09-06-2016, 09:28 AM
Great thank you! Its my own honey and apples. It would be a waste to destroy it...

djsxxx
09-06-2016, 02:45 PM
Great thank you! Its my own honey and apples. It would be a waste to destroy it...
Dude, wish I had my own honey and apples! Jealous!

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Squatchy
09-06-2016, 05:17 PM
you need to figure what your total additions will be, divide that by for different equal amonts/days. Figure where the 40 grams will have gotten you and then pick it up where you left off. You'll be fine. If it was DAP you would really probably be screwed. Fermaid K has some DAP but probably not enough to leave a salty taste behind that early in the process.

This was your first feeding,,, correct?

Cobrac
09-07-2016, 12:31 AM
Yes, that is correct. This my first feed. Im sorry i didnt quite understand your post. Is it a reply to my idea of rebooting the batch? Im from Sweden so my english isnt bad but not good either. Do you have the time to make a dummie version of your post?...

Cobrac
09-07-2016, 12:45 AM
Dude, wish I had my own honey and apples! Jealous!

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Well, im happy that my father is a beekeeper. The knowledge and some equipment is always at hand. I have four hives, two apple trees, elderflowers, pear trees, ‎sea ​​buckthorn and bilberrys. I also have a neighbour with raspberry plantation (there is a win-win situation with the bees and raspberry flower).

Squatchy
09-07-2016, 10:16 AM
You're totally fine.

Fermaid-O is a great nutrient. Probably the most popular--and reliable--protocol for using it is TOSNA. Details at www.meadmaderight.com

it's also in the 2016 Scott Labs handbook. http://www.scottlabsltd.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2016-Handbook_Canada-1.pdf

mannye
09-07-2016, 11:04 PM
The good news is that Fermaid O isn't like K or straight DAP... it's natural. The other good news is you did it right up frot when the yeast is able to gobble up more of everything and can really use the nutrient. The third good news is you're fine. Relax and have a homebrew dude. Keep aerating and degassing daily for the first week or so.