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Old 01-12-2011, 09:58 PM   #1
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Default Dry yeast -Used 2 liter starter

I made a pale ale @ 1.050 OG, and decided to make a 2 liter starter with the SafeAle 05 dry yeast packet. I did this knowing full well it's against conventional wisdom just to see what the effects are myself. (Yeah, when I go to Chevy's and get the fajitas they tell me not to touch the hot plate and the first thing I do is touch that darned plate.) In any event, what ill effects can I anticipate from this ? Anyone else out there do this with good results?

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Old 01-12-2011, 10:03 PM   #2
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(Yeah, when I go to Chevy's and get the fajitas they tell me not to touch the hot plate and the first thing I do is touch that darned plate.) In any event, what ill effects can I anticipate from this ?
You might burn your finger. But the beer will be fine.
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Old 01-12-2011, 11:04 PM   #3
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It changes the way the ferment goes (growth cycles, etc), will it matter? Let us know - I don't think you will have any issues, but it defeats the point of using dry yeast.

Don't stick your hand in el machino either!

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It'll probably be fine, but you wasted 2 liters of starter wort.

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