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Old 05-30-2010, 07:43 PM   #1
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Default Decanting hefeweizen starter?

Hello all,

I have had a starter going of WY3068 since yesterday on the stirplate. I am brewing today and I was wondering whether I should throw the starter in the fridge until pitching time or if this particular strain of yeast won't settle enough to be able to decant the starter before pitching.

Any thoughts?

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Old 05-30-2010, 07:53 PM   #2
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I made a 2 L starter using the Wyeast 3068, and I didn't have any problems chilling it and then decanting the liquid off.

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Old 05-30-2010, 07:53 PM   #3
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Oops, you're brewing today, sorry.

Hmm... yeah, it may not settle THAT quickly...

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