Re: warm yeast

G. Tong wrote:
>Warmer water in the yeast bottle will make the yeast reproduce more quickly
>and produce more CO2. The yeast will also not live as long when it's warm
>because its metabolism has speeded up.

Now I'm getting confused. :(  We've been discussing keeping the yeast
warmer but if what Greg says is true wouldn't it be better if it remains
room temperature? How significant is the difference in life span -- a week,
a couple of days?


supposed to rain on the weekend -- oh well (sigh)