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Yeast storage and use recommendations

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FerMax Yeast Storage:

* * FerMax arrives vacuum sealed in 5 kg/11lb bags: 2 bags per box, 100 boxes per pallet.

* * FerMax has a shelf life of two years when stored in a cool dry location.

(packaging is expiration dated)

Martrex Method of Hydration & Propagation:

FerMax ships in two 5 kilo vacuum packed sacks.

  1. Fill a tank with 26 gallons of water per box of FerMax Yeast used.
  2. Heat water to 100°F-104°F.
  3. Add 2 soluble bags of HydroMax yeast hydration/activation product per box of FerMax yeast used.
  4. Add yeast and allow it to hydrate and activate for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Add activated FerMax Yeast to the filling propagator. Optimum propagation temperature is 95-98ºF, and ideal pH is 4.6-5.3.
  6. Propagate for 4-8 hours before pitching to a fermentor.
* * The ideal ratio of water to yeast during hydration is between 1:10 and 1:20

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