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Old 04-23-2009, 05:11 PM   #1
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I'm brewing a hefe tomorrow 10gallons and splitting it in half, I'm going to ferment it with two different yeasts both yeasts are wyeast smack packs do I need to build a starter for 5 gallon batches or do you think the smack packs will do the job.

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Old 04-23-2009, 05:32 PM   #2
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Never mind I just checked Mr.Malty...

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Wyeast Laboratories. Weihenstephan Weizen™ 3068 is my favorite hefe yeast.

I never do a starter. I just put the vial in my pocket when i start brewing, and pitch it at 75degrees. ALWAYS use a blowoff with this one!
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Wyeast Laboratories. Weihenstephan Weizen™ 3068 is my favorite hefe yeast.

I never do a starter. I just put the vial in my pocket when i start brewing, and pitch it at 75degrees.
Is that a vial of yeast in your pocket? Or are just happy to see me!!!!
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