- Nov 30, 2021
- Reaction score
- NE Wisconsin
Exactly. Converting sugar to alcohol is an exothermic reaction (It produces heat). With vigorous ferments you sometimes have to cool the carboys by giving them an ice bathThat's great news!
Yeast can certainly give off some heat. I wouldn't be too concerned. My tomato wine hit 84 on one day. I was considering cooling it but the temp went down over the next couple days back into the mid 70's.