Alcotec 48-Hour Turbo Yeast

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Product Overview

Replaced by item number BC50183 (No Label) 48 Hour Turbo Yeast With AG(PpP)

A high-alcohol, high-temperature tolerant dual function yeast complete with needed nutrients, Yields 20 liters and produces up to 14% alcohol in 48 hours and up to 20% within 5 days. Great for liqueurs (not recommended for beer)

Alcotec 48-Hour Turbo Super Yeast, 4.8oz (135g)

Alcotec 48-Hour Yeast is extremely alcohol and temperature tolerant strain. It is a dual function yeast that is complete with needed nutrients. Package produces 6.6 gallons (25L) of beer, wine or cider. It can reach 14% alcohol in 48 hours and 20% alcohol in 5 days.

Net Weight: 4.8oz (135g)

Temperature Range: 68F to 90F (20C-32C)
Volume Produced: 6.5 US gallons (25L)
Form: Dried
Alcohol Tolerance: 20% - equivalent to 17.6lb (8kg) sugar in 5.5 US gallons (21L) water

Instructions to make 6.5 US gallons (25L) of 14% alcohol in 48 hours or 20% alcohol in 5 days:

Pour 5.5 US gallons (21L) of 104F (40C) water into your fermenter. Add 13.2lb (6kg) (for 14% in 48 hours) or 17.6lb (8kg) (for 20% in 5 days) of sugar and mix well until completely dissolved. Then add 1 sachet of Alcotec 48 and stir for one minute. Leave to ferment in 68-90F (20-32C). Notice that fermentation times above may vary a little depending on your ambient air temperature. Do not use an airlock.

Note: You may have to adapt the instruction in some countries to comform with the law.

Notes on Stacking: This yeast is suitable for stacking (fermenting larger volumes) by using 1 package per 6.6 gallons (25L). It is suggested that a maximum of 13.5lb to 15.5lb (6kg to 7kg) of sugar per 6.6 gallons (25L) is used and to not exceed a volume of 26.4 gallons (100L). Larger batches may result in a higher residual sugar and lower attenuation.

Special Note: This type of yeast is also known as ‘Distiller’s Yeast’ because of its ability to rapidly create a high alcohol content. This yeast is not being sold with the intention to distill alcohol as this may be an illegal practice in your area. The Alcotec 48-Hour yeast can be used in natural fermentations without the purpose of further distillation. An activated carbon filter is recommended after fermentation to enhance the smoothness of the flavor.

Other Items You May Need:

  • Yeast Energizer
  • Carbon Filter
  • Fermenters
  • Malts, Sugars and Other Ingredients


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