? asked in Food & DrinkBeer, Wine & Spirits · 1 decade ago

What alcohol percentage does yeast die at?

i think it is between 10-15% but not sure.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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  • mark
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    1 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.

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  • Anonymous
    1 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.

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  • 1 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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