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Old 07-27-2009, 05:26 PM   #1
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I'm planning to do an Imperial Wit this weekend or next and I'm not sure if I need two Wyeast smack packs. Origional gravity 1.073. Thanks.



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Old 07-27-2009, 05:35 PM   #2
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Definitely, but here's a great yeast pitching rate calculator you can use to find out how much you'll really need: Mr Malty Pitching Rate Calculator

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Old 07-27-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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Make a starter and you will only need 1 pack of yeast, good luck.

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+1 on both of the above.

I recommend a starter if you have time. I recommend extra packages if you have money.

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Old 07-28-2009, 04:46 PM   #5
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Thanks for the responses. I think I'm just going to pick up 2 packs and order a starter kit for the next session.



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