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Old 11-07-2007, 05:10 PM   #1
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How important is it to make a yeast starter? I've done about 8 extract with specialty grain brews and not once used a starter. I use While Labs liquid ale almost exclusively and let it warm up, shake, pop the top and pitch. In the past i have had some minor issues with full fermentation, but not always.

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Old 11-07-2007, 10:57 PM   #2
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Or if you don't believe the talking heads here: http://www.mrmalty.com/starter_faq.htm

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Old 11-07-2007, 11:28 PM   #4
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The number 1 rule after SANITATION is MAKE A STARTER!!!

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