MicroEssentials Nutrients

MicroEssentials Nutrients for Hard Seltzer by Gusmer Brewing

MicroEssentials Nutrients for Hard Seltzer

Gusmer’s MicroEssentials™ fermentation nutrients are quickly becoming a standard in fermentation protocols. Known as a reliable tool for strong, healthy and clean fermentations, MicroEssentials nutrients have shown to improve fermentation kinetics, reduce H2S production and assure complete fermentations. Our nutrients contain all the essential organic and inorganic nitrogen compounds, vitamins, minerals and yeast survival factors in a highly soluble and bioavailable form that yeast require for biomass and cell maintenance. Available in a powder or a time-release tablet. Contact your local Gusmer Sales Rep for details on proper dosing for your hard seltzer.
Product Details

MicroEssentials Complete
Time-release nutrient supplying a rich mixture of organic and inorganic nitrogen, vitamins and trace minerals. Ideal for most fermentations – added once at the beginning of fermentation. (Product is a white and tan tablet, each with different time release profiles. Dose together 1 to 1)

  • Dose Rate: 12-96 g/hl (1-8 lbs / 1,000 gal)
  • Pack Size: 10 kg (22 lbs), 1 kg (2.2 lbs)
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MicroEssentials Powder
A powdered form of yeast nutrient supplying a rich mixture of organic and inorganic nitrogen, vitamins and trace minerals. A highly complex nutrient used during fermentation – multiple addition is recommended when adding 2 lbs / 1,000 gal or more.

  • Dose Rate: 12-96 g/hl (1-8 lbs / 1,000 gal)
  • Pack Size: 25 kg (55 lbs), 5 kg (11 lbs)
    MicroEssentials Powder


MicroEssentials Prime
100% organic nitrogen source and complex mixture of vitamins and minerals. Ideal for rehydrating yeast and aiding in restarting fermentations.
DAP Free

  • Dose Rate: 24 g/hl (2 lbs / 1,000 gal)
  • Pack Size: 10 kg (22 lbs), 1 kg (2.2 lbs)


MicroEssentials Trace

*Pure vitamin and mineral blend for yeast. Can be used in combination with other products when analysis shows that vitamin or mineral levels are particularly low.
*Complies with TTB 27 CFR 24.250 List

  • Dose Rate: 0.7 – 2.6 g/hl (25 -100 g / 1,000 gal)
  • Pack Size: 10 kg (22 lbs), 1 kg (2.2 lbs), 100 g (0.22 lbs)
    MicroEssentials Trace



Other Nutrients for Hard Seltzer

  • DAP is also available – please inquire.
Educational Webinars

Getting the most out of your Hard Seltzer

Presentation Topics include:
  • Neutral flavor and aroma profile with proper yeast selection
  • Importance of yeast rehydration
  • Nutrient dosing recommendations for high gravity bases
  • Achieving your desired clear neutral base with filtration and carbon
  • Denwel process equipment to meet your seltzer production needs
  • Presentation notes: Hard Seltzer Webinar Slides
  • (General Hard Seltzer Info 1:28 / Yeast 7:19 / Nutrients 14:21 / Filtration 21:35 / Enzymes 29:03 / Equipment 32:07 / Q&A 41:05)
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