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Old 09-26-2005, 07:20 AM   #1
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I did a starter on Thursday night thinking that I would have a brew day on Saturday. Well, that didn't work out . I think I can get this brew underway on Tuesday evening, so the question is, will the starter last till then? I made it by boiling a quart of water with a cup of light DME. It's in a flask with an air lock. There is still a little activity. Should I add any more DME or will it last till tuesday?

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Old 09-26-2005, 12:39 PM   #2
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You could always add a little DME to keep it active. There's no problem with doing that.

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I'll probably do that tonight. Couldn't hurt. I'll just have more of the little guys to pitch

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