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Old 07-25-2009, 03:07 AM   #1
Feb 2008
Marietta, OHIO
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It's been a long brew day, did two seperate 5 gallons batches today. The last one I used nottingham dry yeast and rehydrated it in about 111 degree water. Dont ask why cause I don't know( I guess it was the beer consumed today) is that way to hot, I am assuming it is. Did I fu** up or will it survive.

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Old 07-25-2009, 03:19 AM   #2
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I think it's alright to about 110. Yeast are kind of like people when it comes to temps. Think of it as getting in to a nice hot tub.

I don't think I've ever used over 90f.
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Old 07-25-2009, 03:53 AM   #3
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Your yeast is fine up to 120, higher than that you cause injury and death.
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