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Posted in thread: Large starter vs. steps on 04-23-2013 at 07:12 PM
Makes sense. In the future I will do 2 steps. This time I will make a crazy large starter with
a gravity or between 1.035-1.040 to not stress the yeast.
Posted in thread: This is how big your Mash Tun needs to be on 04-23-2013 at 04:32 AM
So, I pulled the general formula out of the thread:Mash Tun Size (gallons) =
(OG*BatchSize/(21*Efficiency))/4where OG is original gravity post boil and BatchSize is the
batch size after the boil.My qu...
Posted in thread: Large starter vs. steps on 04-22-2013 at 10:01 PM
Duboman - do you see any problems with making a gigantic starter to achieve the same cell count
at Yeastcalc? (option #1)
Posted in thread: Large starter vs. steps on 04-22-2013 at 09:46 PM
That would be right around the alcohol content that is legally allowed to be sold here in Utah
(4% ABV by law)!
Posted in thread: Large starter vs. steps on 04-22-2013 at 08:56 PM
Thanks, I appreciate the feedback. Should I size between no shaking and intermittent shaking
since I do have the ability to add oxygen with a stone to the starter wort? My guess is that
wouldn't be as...
Posted in thread: Large starter vs. steps on 04-22-2013 at 08:23 PM
I am making a 10 gallon batch of Ale with starting SG of 1.076. I should've purchased at least
two White Labs vials, but only ordered 1. I need to brew by this weekend and don't want to pay