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Depends on the yeast, really. Krausen in wine may be thin to nonexistent. Bubbling may be slow. If your installation is not exactly airtight, you may never see a bubble. I wouldn't expect any signs before 8 hours. Wouldn't worry before 24 to 48 hours (depending on temperature), and wouldn't try to intervene before 3 days. After 3 days, if you still don't ...


95F shouldn't kill your yeast, they usually live outdoors, without air conditioning. Depending on what strain it is, it may or may not make bad flavors due the warm starting temp. The big issue here is contamination: was the o-ring fully sanitized? Did your hands touch the o-ring? Is your air clean? Do you have pets? The safest bet would be to boil the ...

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