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Old 10-18-2011, 07:06 PM   #1
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jeebus, i put my 2L starter into the fridge like 5 days ago and it's STILL CLOUDY!

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Old 10-19-2011, 11:30 PM   #2
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still cloudy. what do folks think, will i really be able to detect any starter off flavors from a 2L starter in a big (about 1.082 OG) belgian dark strong? i really don't want to leave the starter in the fridge any longer, i feel like more negative problems could result from that than just pitching the whole thing.

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Old 10-19-2011, 11:56 PM   #3
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If there's a fair bit of yeast cake, I would probably decant off most of the cloudy liquid, leaving about as much as there is cake to re-suspend in. Then I'd pitch that. Definitely going to want to let it get up to pitching temps before you do, though.

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perhaps this is erroneous thinking, but aren't you then decanting off the yeast that might help it finish off?

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