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.

Like Go Ferm Protect? Then you will love CellarScience® FermStart!


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yeast hydration nutrient
Jeff L on Jul 30, 2021
it works for you
Babgen E on Jul 22, 2021
yeast hydration nutrient
Jeff L on Jul 30, 2021
I have not tried adding any nutrient during hydration
Lesli G on Jul 24, 2021
it works for you
Babgen E on Jul 22, 2021
good product
Fred D on Jul 15, 2021
Great fermentation starter
Robert R on Jul 12, 2021
Recommended by winery
Paul A on Jun 21, 2021
For a Mead yeast starter
Terrence C on Jun 15, 2021
For rehydrating dry yeast for wine/mead
Jonathan H on Jun 3, 2021
used before
Pamela S on Jun 1, 2021
Could not find it locally
Jeff O on May 31, 2021
A group who makes mead tell me this is all important.
Brandt B on May 15, 2021
Lee B on May 7, 2021
Better brews
ANDREW ROBERT D on Apr 8, 2021
it makes the yeast start like a power lifter. huge difference in brewing times for mead
Brett S on Mar 26, 2021
prepare for next wine production
Vincenzo L on Mar 25, 2021
Nutrition yeast
Habib R on Mar 16, 2021
for a instructional class.
Rigoberto A on Feb 24, 2021
kyle a on Jan 29, 2021
Faster fermentation start and vigorous fermentation
Jeff L on Jan 16, 2021
I use this for rehydration.
Brent C on Jan 12, 2021
I wanted a nutrient that I could put in first
Andrew L on Jan 9, 2021
im out
KENNETH M on Jan 5, 2021
Always worked well for me starting yeast.
Joseph D on Jan 5, 2021
start yeast
Chris G on Jan 1, 2021
Jeff K on Dec 30, 2020
Nicholas A on Dec 29, 2020
I like to rehydrate dry yeast with this. Fermentation really takes off.
Jeff L on Dec 11, 2020
Glenn M on Dec 8, 2020
A lot of folks recommend it for mead making
Corey S on Dec 4, 2020
to make more mead!
Robert W on Nov 26, 2020
John H on Nov 25, 2020
Recommended to prevent wine odors
Bob T on Nov 6, 2020
Recommended by Home Wine Making on YT
Thurston E P on Oct 29, 2020
For yeast hydration
Bill M on Oct 29, 2020
Important for dry yeast starting
Scott D on Oct 25, 2020
To keep my yeast happy.
robert b on Oct 20, 2020
Great for Wine/Mead yeast rehydration
Steve C on Oct 20, 2020
Murray W on Oct 20, 2020
I used your Yeast Rehydration Instructions
Gregory P G on Oct 14, 2020
So that I could do a successful yeast starter for my meads
Daniel O on Oct 14, 2020
easy to order
Windmill Ginger B on Oct 13, 2020
Makes awesome fermentations
Jeff L on Oct 9, 2020
enhance fermentation
john l on Oct 8, 2020
Rehydrate yeast
Justin Z on Oct 3, 2020
Help fermentation
Luciano C on Oct 3, 2020
to make wine
Ellen M C on Oct 2, 2020
Nancy B on Oct 1, 2020
online red wine recipe
donald m on Sep 30, 2020
Have used it before
Edward O on Sep 30, 2020
Used Before - great for trad mead
Jim E on Sep 25, 2020
I have not tried adding any nutrient during hydration
Lesli G on Jul 24, 2021
good product
Fred D on Jul 15, 2021
DAP versus Go_Ferm?
Arnie Wetzstein on Sep 8, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The short answer is "Yes". The longer answer is "you can use either, both, or neither. It really is dependent on what you are brewing. For example, beer will probably be fine without either if you pitch enough healthy yeast. Fruit wines and meads could use either or both. Check out staggered nutrient additions.
Is this the same at Protect Evolution?
JOSHUA TAYLOR on Apr 6, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Go-Ferm Protect Evolution was previously known as Go-Ferm Protect, Fortiferm or Enoferm Protect. ... Go-Ferm Protect incorporates sterols and polyunsaturated fatty acids (for cell protection) together with vitamins and minerals to help ensure yeast survival and to help maintain fermentation activity to completion.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Works Great
This works great when combining with wine yeast to bottle sour beers.
March 21, 2021
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good Go Stuff
I wouldn't make wine without it.
December 9, 2020
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic product. Will buy again.
Good help with having a smoother and stronger fermentation. Less worries with a possble stuck fermentation.
October 27, 2020
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Helps start, and keep fermentations going
Helps start, and keep fermentations going. Worked well in all the fermentations where it was added this year.
September 30, 2020
11 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent performance. Used with RP15 and it was eager to get into the must
September 14, 2020
11 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good product. Instruction are on the packet, making it easy to make starters.
May 4, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
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
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
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
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fermentation completed with no issues
I started my yeast GoFerm with no problems. Fermentation completed with no yeast issues!
October 14, 2019
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great for yeast re-hydration
Tried and tested re-hydration nutrient. Wouldn't pitch yeast without it.
September 30, 2019
1 year ago