Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) – 500g

  • Used as a yeast energiser in all washes. DAP Releases nitrogen, critical for Yeast growth.
  • Use 1/2 Teaspoon per litre of wash
  • 500g tub

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Diammonium Phosphate (DAP)

Other names: DAP, ammonium monohydrogen phosphate, ammonium phosphate dibasic

Diammonium phosphate or DAP for short is a widely used Yeast Nutrient in Brewing, Cider, Mead, Winemaking and Hard Seltzer. DAP delivers valuable nitrogen and phosphate to yeast cells. ... Phosphates also help ensure smooth fermentation of worts that contain large portions of non-malt adjuncts.

What is diammonium phosphate used for in brewing?
Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) is a good source of nitrogen for your yeast and will add nitrogen to keep the yeast active during fermentation. A nitrogen source commonly used to help promote yeast health. Brewers use Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) to increase the production and growth of yeast used for fermenting.
How much DAP should I add to beer?
Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) Yeast Nutrient can be added directly to the wort during the boil. Add 1/2 gram per gallon (3.8L) or (1/2 tsp per 5 gallons /19L) of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) Yeast Nutrient to the wort. Barely a pinch is all that should be added to a yeast starter.

Additional information

Weight .55 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 10 cm


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