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Stevelaz

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Fermaid k instructions say to add at 1/3 sugar depletion. Do you figure this to the point of sg of 1.000 or 0 brix? My starting sg was 1.092, so do i figure the 1/3 point using 1.092 and 1.000? Im at sg of 1.066 now (2 days after pitching yeast) and was thinking of adding it now... Thanks...
 

Boatboy24

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Yep, 1.000 is about right. It'll typically get lower, but I don't attempt to split hairs and predict exactly where it'll stop.
 

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You will have to watch your must constantly if you want to hit exactly 1/3. Close is good enough.

The difference between Starting SG and 1.000 is close enough for nutrient addition purposes.
 

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Ok, so do you guys think i should hit it now at 1.066?
 

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Well if you start out with 12 % residual sugar then 8% residual sugar your first time to use fermaid k and I believe youbthen have to add more once you reach 2/3 complete.
That would be 4% residual sugar

Residual sugar is also referred to potential alachol on your hydrometer. I like this simple process
 

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