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  * Yeast nutrient  * Yeast nutrient
 === "​Brewing"​ Process ===  === "​Brewing"​ Process === 
- - Thoroughly clean and sanitize all equipment (fermentor, air-lock, and hydrometer) with a sanitizing solution.  +  ​- Thoroughly clean and sanitize all equipment (fermentor, air-lock, and hydrometer) with a sanitizing solution.  
- - Sprinkle the 1/8 to 1/4 tsp of Yeast-Nutrient into the fermentor. +  - Sprinkle the 1/8 to 1/4 tsp of Yeast-Nutrient into the fermentor. 
- - Check the gravity of your juice using your hydrometer (throw that sample out) and record it somewhere. +  - Check the gravity of your juice using your hydrometer (throw that sample out) and record it somewhere. 
- - Pour your room temperature juice into your fermentor. Do not exceed about 3/4 of your fermentor volume +  - Pour your room temperature juice into your fermentor. Do not exceed about 3/4 of your fermentor volume 
- - Sprinkle your yeast on top of the juice, trying to avoid clumps if possible (don't worry too much about it) +  - Spend a minute or so swirling/​splashing the juice around in an attempt to aerate it a bit; pouring the juice can actually often be enough 
- - Assemble your air-lock and place it on top. When in doubt add vodka to the air-lock. If for some reason you don't have an air-lock you can actually just use aluminum foil to cover the top (look for photos on the internet) +  ​- Sprinkle your yeast on top of the juice, trying to avoid clumps if possible (don't worry too much about it) ... use the whole packet 
- - Cleanup and record some notes +  - Assemble your air-lock and place it on top. When in doubt add vodka to the air-lock. If for some reason you don't have an air-lock you can actually just use aluminum foil to cover the top (look for photos on the internet) 
- - You should see some activity anywhere from 4 hours to 2 days later+  - Cleanup and record some notes 
 +  - You should see some activity anywhere from 4 hours to 2 days later
  
 === The hard part … waiting! === === The hard part … waiting! ===
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