Originally Posted by WildGingerBrewing
I never rehydrate dry yeast. Just dump one new package in and shake like hell!
I'm a lazy SOB... i dont even shake it. i just pepper the top of the liquid with it, and close her up. the oxygen layer at the top of the bucket helps to get them going. Seems every time I hydrate my yeast with 85F water, the fermentation never takes off.