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Go Ferm Protect

Go Ferm Protect

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Go-Ferm Protect is a new formulation of our AD342 - Go-Ferm

Go-Ferm Protect is a natural yeast nutrient that is added to the yeast hydration water before adding your selected yeast strain. Its complex formula provides your yeast with the proper sterols, unsaturated fatty acids and micronutrients needed to begin fermentation in optimal shape. The great thing about Go-Ferm Protect is that the proper nutrients and vitamins are introduced BEFORE the yeast is added to the must. This way 100% of the nutrients are available to your selected yeast strain and won't be stolen away by any indigenous yeast or bacteria that may be present in the must before your yeast can become established.

New Advanced Formula!

Go-Ferm Protect was created as a result of a multi-year study of problem fermentations by Lallemand and the National Agricultural Research Institute (INRA) in France. During this period, they looked at the adverse effects on the yeast from overripe fruit (>28 Brix), low nutrient levels, overclarification of the juice and poor fruit quality (Botrytis, rot, high bacteria count, insecticide and fungicide residue). Their research showed that musts deficient in sterols and unsaturated fatty acids made yeast more susceptible to ethanol toxicity (high alcohol), osmotic shock (high sugar), temperature and others stress factors. In response to this data they created the NATSTEP (NATural STErol Protection) process that incorporated sterols, unsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamins and minerals into an advance yeast hydration nutrient: Go-Ferm Protect.

Go-Ferm Protect provides a combination of protective and nutritional benefits that ensure your yeast begins your fermentation in peak form! The best part is that if your fruit is in great shape then Go-Ferm Protect will simply help your yeast out that much more!

Go-Ferm Protect does not contain any DAP, as DAP is harmful to the yeast during the rehydration process. GO-Ferm is usually used in conjunction with our Fermaid K yeast nutrient; where Go-Ferm Protect is used at yeast hydration then Fermaid K is added at the first signs of fermentation and again after 1/3 sugar depletion.

To Use
Use at a rate of 1.25 g Go-Ferm Protect per 1 g of yeast.

Click Here for a copy of MoreWine!'s Guide to Yeast Rehydration

A rough approximate of weight is 1 tsp = 3.2 grams. We highly recommend using a scale to weigh the product for an accurate dose. We do not recommend relying on these rough conversions for accurate dosage rates.

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Doing SNA making mead
Fred Putnam, J on Dec 3, 2019
key to a good start in tough conditions
Stephen B on Nov 26, 2019
Doing SNA making mead
Fred Putnam, J on Dec 3, 2019
essential to good fast yeast starts
Tom P on Dec 3, 2019
key to a good start in tough conditions
Stephen B on Nov 26, 2019
Works well for re-hydrating yeast.
Diana H on Oct 28, 2019
Best starter for yeast I have used!
Matthew M on Oct 25, 2019
fermentation never fails to start
Valued C on Oct 25, 2019
This product really makes my yeast starters active. I always use it now.
Ellen M. B on Oct 22, 2019
recommended on your site
cheryl d on Oct 22, 2019
Have heard good things about this product.
Bob F on Oct 22, 2019
Dry yeast rehydration
Micah C on Oct 22, 2019
To get yeast started and healthy.
Daryl L on Oct 16, 2019
Need it
Don Meares on Oct 10, 2019
Precautionary
Frank P J on Oct 10, 2019
helps the yeast start
Eric E on Oct 9, 2019
Running out again. Love this stuff.
Brian K on Oct 3, 2019
Recommended by The Home Winemaking Channel
Charles P on Sep 30, 2019
Used before. Works great
Stan S on Sep 30, 2019
for better fermentation
Houman D on Sep 27, 2019
great stuff
Thomas H on Sep 27, 2019
one does want one's ferm
Thomas S on Sep 23, 2019
It works
Danny L T on Sep 22, 2019
Because it works
Adam B on Sep 21, 2019
Helps with hard to start fruit wines.
Betty J W on Sep 21, 2019
Used reliably in the past
JAMES G on Sep 18, 2019
Stuck Fermentation
Daniel M on Sep 18, 2019
Works!
Paula M on Sep 17, 2019
It worked last year
Terry S on Sep 16, 2019
Rehydrating yeast
Ronald S W on Sep 14, 2019
habit
nicola m on Sep 13, 2019
to help fermentation
Antonio V on Sep 12, 2019
Recommeded by Home winemaking Channel
James P on Sep 9, 2019
Critical to kidding he's going correctly
Roy A on Sep 7, 2019
Suggested by wine making class
Travis B on Sep 5, 2019
part of my fermentation protocol
Victor C on Sep 4, 2019
I use this every time I rehydrate yeast, and it works.
Michelle T on Sep 4, 2019
previous use
Helge A on Sep 3, 2019
yeast rehydration
Marc Freitas on Sep 2, 2019
More Wine recommended and have always used with good success
Sean A on Aug 28, 2019
per your book recommendation
Jim Marinelli on Aug 28, 2019
need yeast nutrient for winemaking
Eleacia W on Aug 28, 2019
Ibid
SCOTT D on Aug 28, 2019
Used before
Dominic P on Aug 28, 2019
Standard
Phillip S on Aug 28, 2019
I need yeast nutrient, and Jamil Zainesheff and the Brewing Network reccommended this.
Merlinus M on Aug 28, 2019
Yeast hydration nutrient to use in addition to Fermaid O
Michael G on Aug 28, 2019
Repurchase of same item
Rebecca P on Aug 28, 2019
Local winery uses this
Spenser E on Aug 28, 2019
i like it
Kenneth W on Aug 28, 2019
organic
Allan S on Aug 28, 2019
had good luck following the manual.
Phillip S on Jul 29, 2019
essential to good fast yeast starts
Tom P on Dec 3, 2019
Works well for re-hydrating yeast.
Diana H on Oct 28, 2019
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I like this product. It seems to get the yeast off to a good start. Used with Fermaid K gives a good clean ferment
October 30, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
a must for mead, wine or high gravity
I use this all the time for mead and wine yeast during rehydration. If you want to give your yeast that extra edge to do its best, low stress work, this is the stuff.
October 17, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Fermentation completed with no issues
I started my yeast GoFerm with no problems. Fermentation completed with no yeast issues!
October 14, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Great for yeast re-hydration
Tried and tested re-hydration nutrient. Wouldn't pitch yeast without it.
September 30, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
A genuinely excellent yeast nutrient!
I have started using this with every fermentation. It makes them take off HARD!
September 20, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago