I once left an activated Wyeast pack out on my deck (in the sun) and the black package was nearly too hot to touch when I remembered...it made a starter without difficulty, and a good beer...
Packaged: Heady Topper Clone, Graff, Basic Spiced Cider
Recent Meads: Mead Day '11 Ginger Metheglin, Mead Day '12 Traditional (orange blossom) Mead, Fresh Simple Cyser '12
Primary: Wild Cider, Simple Cyser
Secondary: Why do I keep this line here...?
Bulk Aging: Cocobochet
Planned: Hop Metheglin #3 (NZ hops), Trad. Gesho T'ej