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Old 12-06-2009, 03:25 AM   #1
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Over the summer I made a small (400ml) starter of yeast from the bottom of two bottles of Bells Oberon. The yeast took off after about 4 days and was finished fermenting after another 3. I've kept the yeast at about 60 degrees since.

I'd like to use this yeast to brew a batch... but how to I know if it is still good?

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Old 12-06-2009, 03:36 AM   #2
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Smell it. If it still smells like beer it should be good to go.

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It definitely smells like beer! So can i just add more wort to it to increase the size of the starter to wake it up? I was thinking about just doing this in a carboy and then just adding my brew when it's ready. Thoughts?

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