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Old 28-03-2007, 01:26 AM posted to rec.crafts.winemaking
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On Mar 27, 4:58 pm, "Tater" wrote:
On Mar 26, 8:29 pm, Steve wrote:

in fact compared to water, it is doing about the same. I still think
the water was too hot when i added the yeast and killed it.

That's quite possible - how hot was the water? Anything over 50C is
calling for trouble. The rehydration instructions for yeast usually
are around 40C so I wouldn't go much over that.