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So I washed some yeast couple days ago for the first time. I am very happy with the results. I have them in a small jar that has oz marked on the side and I got a little over 2 oz in there. My question is, is that enough to make 2 starters for 2 batches (1 oz each)? Or should I use it all on one. I would hate to over pitch, but I would also hate to use too much when I could save even more money using it on 2 batches.

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This link takes you to a page that just wants you to buy an app for the calculator for $5! I'm one who will not pay for apps if I don't have too. I did a bunch of googling and came up with an idea.

A web page says that thick yeast contains 4.5 billion cells per ml. So for 200 billion cells, you need 44 ml., or 1.48 oz of settled yeast. So I figure that I can use 1 oz of my yeast (135 mil cells) and do a good starter on my stir plate and should be fine, and have another oz to use for another batch.

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It's free on a comp... They make you pay on an iOS device. Stupid I know.

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http://www.brewersfriend.com/yeast-p...er-calculator/

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It's free on a comp... They make you pay on an iOS device. Stupid I know.

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http://www.brewersfriend.com/yeast-p...er-calculator/
This is an AWSOME calculator! For yeast and starter vol/gravity. I will be using it a lot. I really like the gravity calculator for the starter. Now I can quit waiting DME. Thank you!!! +1
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Ya brewers friend has a lot of good tools

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