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Old 11-14-2008, 06:47 PM   #1
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Is there anywhere that has a list of different yeasts and when/why to use which kind? I was reading a wine recipe book, and several recipe's have said to use a sherry wine yeast - I was wondering why a sherry wine yeast in some cases?

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Old 11-14-2008, 07:00 PM   #2
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This might help get you started:

Winemaking: Strains of Wine Yeast

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Old 11-14-2008, 07:58 PM   #3
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that's what I was looking for! thanks!

so, a sherry yeast would be for higher sugar/higher % alcohol..... might be interesting to try some of those recipes for the fun of it. Glad I have several 1 gallon bottles now!

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