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Distiller's Yeast (1 lb. bulk pack)

Ferments up to 22% before slowing. Use nutrients to obtain the highest alcohol level prior to distillation (which of course is NOT legal as a beverage!). Usually not used for wines or beers. Sufficient yeast for approx 500 gallons

Flocculation No
Rate of Fermentation No
Foam Production No
Nutrient Requirements No
H2S Production No
SO2 Production No
Profile No

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22 People have reviewed this product

Overall Rating: 4.9

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Super Yeast use (Turbo, Distiller) Review by Chief

(Posted on 10/18/14)

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I bought a pound and used it in a Hi Alcohol Beer worst (wash). I expected volatility. I got none just a nice calm yeast like any normal beer yeast. It DID work longer and produced higher Alcohol content. The Taste is nice, again no different than standard beer yeast. Based on ONE test I was not overly impressed but to be fair did NOT produce any off tastes. If you are looking for a yeast to replace distillation this is not it. But a nice yeast well worth having

What a monster! Review by APayne

(Posted on 2/16/14)

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Used this in a single malt mash and it ate ALL the sugars. Brought me up to well over 18% ABV. It was sitting in my kegerator for about 2 months (sealed) before I used it. Sprinkled a couple teaspoons into the mash and had serious fermentation in about 12 hours. I would be sure to use a blowoff tube! No crazy off flavors or anything. I would recommend having this on hand for fun experiments or really high ABV beers if you have a stalled fermentation.

Great Product Review by Brandon

(Posted on 11/8/13)

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This is a really good product, works very well.

It lives up to it's reputation Review by OD

(Posted on 9/17/13)

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This yeast is very fast acting and has great alcohol tolerance. Way beyond anything in the home brew realm. Be prepared for a blowoff.
It does one thing, and does it well - make alcohol from fermentables.

It doesn't flocculate well, and don't expect a good beer from it.
And don't use it for a stuck fermentation because it will attenuate far more than you will like, with not the best flavor.

This yeast loves corn mash Review by Chris

(Posted on 9/3/13)

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I have first hand experience with it going through corn mash like wildfire. This is way way stronger yeast than brewing yeast. I got to 23% alcohol after 2 weeks.
It wont taste so good so you have to process it. I've slowly been using the pound, I just keep it dry and cold and take what I need when I need it.

strong yeast Review by tony

(Posted on 7/24/13)

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This distillers yeast definitely lives up to its name- a tiny pinch in a 1 gallon container turns the mash into a bubbling mass in no time at all and yields a surprisingly strong good tasting result. I highly recommend it!!

The real deal Review by Pete

(Posted on 6/18/13)

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The ideal yeast for making high alcohol beer. I use cheap dry yeast to get the alcohol as high as it can go. Then I add this super yeast and it immediately starts refermenting and gives more alcohol. Make sure you have plenty of head space in your fermentor, else it will blow out.

Agressive yeast Review by Tricia

(Posted on 5/21/13)

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This yeast seems to work quite well. It is very fast acting and aggressive. It blew the airlock off the second batch I made with it.

Powerful yeast Review by Sanjay

(Posted on 4/29/13)

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It starts very fast - in an hour, and you will need a blow off hose.
Its very active while fermenting.
It reaches a low final gravity.
I reached 20% in two weeks.
This is the most powerful yeast I've used.

super Review by Dan

(Posted on 2/7/13)

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very active cant wait to see how it turns out after fermentation is complete.

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