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Old 03-13-2012, 04:43 PM   #1
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It took me around 16 hours to brew 18 gallons of 1.040 starter wort and can it. Dont think i will ever do this much at one time again. But here's the end product, doesnt look like much though. 60 quarts and 24 pints.


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Old 03-13-2012, 05:39 PM   #2
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Wow! Is this a massive collection of starter wort?

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Old 03-13-2012, 06:24 PM   #3
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How long will those keep for?

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Old 03-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #4
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Did ja put any hops into it or are you just relying on the canning process to keep it wholesome?

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Old 03-13-2012, 06:48 PM   #5
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Relying on the canning process. Didnt want to add anything to it. They should keep for a long time.

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Old 03-13-2012, 07:18 PM   #6
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Relying on the canning process.
Pressure canner?

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Old 03-13-2012, 07:28 PM   #7
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Yep. I just got the all american 930 pressure canner, works awesome if anybody is thinkin about getting one. It allows 14 quarts to be done at once. The part that takes the longest is the vessel having to cool down to 0 psi on the gauge before opening.

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Old 03-13-2012, 10:05 PM   #8
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Yep. I just got the all american 930 pressure canner, works awesome if anybody is thinkin about getting one. It allows 14 quarts to be done at once. The part that takes the longest is the vessel having to cool down to 0 psi on the gauge before opening.
Did you boil the wort first? When I put up starter wort I'll bring it to a boil for 10 mins or so, but I still get hot break in the mason jars. I've taken to straining as I dump it into my flask, but no break would be even better. BTW I have the same pressure cookèr-awesome unit
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:04 AM   #9
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what does one do with starter wort? do you just mix it with a pack/vial of yeast and *boom* starter?

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Old 03-14-2012, 12:35 AM   #10
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Exactly, making starters is a pain and time consuming. So i figured i would make abunch of wort for future yeast starters. I actually boiled it for the usual 60 minutes so that i could get the correct OG. I didnt filter it so there is some hot break in the wort but that wont affect the yeast.

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