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Old 01-09-2011, 08:48 PM   #1
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Default How much grain and water to make a All Grain yeast starter?

Hi everyone.

The LHBS is closed today and I need to make a starter. I have no DME!

How much 2 row in how much water would I need for a 1 or 2 liter starter?

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I'd use 1.5 of grain in 3 quarts of water, and then sparge with another two quarts and boil. That should give you a liter, more or less, of 1.040 wort. If my math is right.

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That should give you a liter, more or less, of 1.040 wort. If my math is right.
I think you meant a gallon, in which case that sounds about right.
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Ok so 1.5 lbs for a gallon of water?

So maybe half that amount for 2 liters?

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I think you meant a gallon, in which case that sounds about right.
Oh, yes- a gallon. A one liter starter is very small! You could cut my malt/water in half for about 2 liters, though!
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