Originally Posted by KenDawg19
Would a 2nd vial be enough without a starter? According to Mr. Malty, I would need 2.5 vials.
What do you think?
I prefer to make a starter over using additional vials/smack packs. It's nice to get the yeast warmed up so fermentation takes off within a couple of hours. I'm sure using a second vial would be fine, but it'll cost you more and I think your fermentation will commence sooner with a starter.