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Old 09-05-2012, 09:06 PM   #21
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It has been about 24 hours.
When you swirl it and nothing happens, it's probably done. Expect that to be in the next 12-48 hours. As I mentioned earlier, starters without stirplates take much longer to complete. You also need to make larger starters when you don't use a stirplate.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:09 PM   #22
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When you swirl it and nothing happens, it's probably done. Expect that to be in the next 12-48 hours. As I mentioned earlier, starters without stirplates take much longer to complete. You also need to make larger starters when you don't use a stirplate.
I know, I use MrMalty.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:11 PM   #23
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I know, I use MrMalty.
Then where's your stirplate???
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:13 PM   #24
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Then where's your stirplate???
It's my next purchase.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:27 PM   #25
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It's my next purchase.
Soon I hope...
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This is another reason you'll never see me using the 'no chill' method (if I have any say on it). I have wort chillers to use that make short work of chilling my wort. I use plate chillers to do this, with the newer one being a longer version of the one I first purchased. I'm considering selling the older, shorter, chiller once I've used the new one a few more times. Or I'll use them in tandem to chill even faster, or larger batches just as fast.
Well if you are no-chilling in a kettle it is known that you should not use your ball valve to transfer after the wort is cooled so that was just a silly mistake. If no chilling in cubes then it is totally fine to use the ball valve to transfer seeing as the wort is still above 200*.
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