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Old 08-07-2007, 05:13 PM   #1
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Default To rehydrate or not to rehydrate? That is the question.

So I have everything I need to make my Apfelwein. Im about to start sanitizing my equiptment right now.

I have looked at the instructions several times. It looks like I just pour the yeast right on in without rehydrating it. Is that correct?

On Deck- NorTor Black, 10 gallon batch of Agent Orange

Primary 1-Long Beach Berry Wine
Primary 2-Empty
Secondary 1-Empty
Secondary 2-Empty
Secondary 3-Empty
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Keg 2-Edworts Apfelwein

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Old 08-07-2007, 05:19 PM   #2
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Direct from the EdWort's mouth

Open the packet of Montrachet Yeast and pour it into the neck of the funnel
So no need to rehydrate. It's as easy as he makes it out to be.
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Old 08-08-2007, 01:41 PM   #3
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The instructions say just pour it in, but if it makes you uncomfortable not to there's nothing wrong with rehydrating first.
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