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skyfire322

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I always see nutrient demand and temperature tolerance listed on the spec page for yeasts. For instance, I'm about to make a white blend using the BA-11 strain. The nutrient demand is high, and the temperature tolerance is from 50-77 degrees Fahrenheit.

This may sound like a dumb question (I've always wondered this), but I assume you just add more nutrient. If that's the case, I don't see the preferred amount. As for temperature tolerance, that's for storage. What about water hydration temperature?
 

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Hydration is standard 35C to 40C or 95F to 104F. Scott Labs has posted in the past a list of nutrient requirement multipliers for various yeast, low .75, med .9, and high 1.25. I haven't checked Scott Labs for recent updates, so the above numbers are from several years ago.
 

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Hydration is standard 35C to 40C or 95F to 104F. Scott Labs has posted in the past a list of nutrient requirement multipliers for various yeast, low .75, med .9, and high 1.25. I haven't checked Scott Labs for recent updates, so the above numbers are from several years ago.
Thanks! Here's the link for the BA-11 strain on Scott Labs. I couldn't find anything about multipliers. I just want to make sure that I'm not overdoing it.
 
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