What alcohol percentage does yeast die at?
i think it is between 10-15% but not sure.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
It varies a lot between the different strains of yeast. He are a couple of examples.
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- markLv 71 decade ago
Yes, in that range. Not all yeast die at the same temperature, so there is no general answer to the question. Some wine can get to 15% but that's about it and wine yeast to my knowledge is the yeast that will survive the highest alcohol contents.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
It depends on the strain of yeast. Champsgne yeast can tolerate 18%. Sam Adams has a yeast that can tolerate 26%. They use it to finish fermenting their Utopias beer.
- FernandaLv 41 decade ago
Hi, generally it dies at 15%.
But that will depend on the grape veriety. Since is not the same for alll of them.
Riesling will go to 13%
And some Corvinas or Nebbiolos wuld go to 15.5 or ever 16%.
So there you have the diference. Ciao!
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