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Old 11-21-2009, 01:37 AM   #1
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i got some wlp001 and split it into 3 starters with some sugar/nutrient and energizer, used 2 for brews and put the third back into the vile.

Good idea, or bad idea? should i decant the liquid off and put fresh water in to prevent fermentation in the frige?

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Old 11-21-2009, 02:21 AM   #2
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It's not what I would do, but if it works, what the he!!. If the goal is to save a few bucks on yeast, you might want to read the thread on Washing Yeast. I washed my first batch this afternoon (WLP002), and I'm looking forward to seeing how it works creating a starter.

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