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Old 11-01-2007, 08:21 PM   #1
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just wandering what temp to ferment the starter at?

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Old 11-02-2007, 01:31 AM   #2
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ferment it at the normal ferment temp for the yeast strain that you are using... my lager yeasts I start at 55 deg.

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Old 11-02-2007, 02:43 AM   #3
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ok thanks , thats kinda what i thought, but it don't hurt to ask and make sure.

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Old 11-02-2007, 02:49 AM   #4
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Mr Malty recommends propagating you lager yeast in the low 70s for the best balace between healthy yeast and good growth. In this case you will definitely want to decant the spent wort before pitching.
http://www.mrmalty.com/starter_faq.htm

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