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Old 04-28-2009, 09:15 PM   #1
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Default Diacetyl in my starter.

Hey guys, I made a 1 Liter starter using WLP 001 a few days ago, then put it in my fridge last night to settle the yeast.

I decanted the starter beer off the yeast this morning to check for any off flavors.

I'm definately tasting some diacetyl in it. Is this because the yeast wasn't given a chance to clean up after itself?

Basically, I was just wondering if this is something that will translate into the finished beer, or if the yeast will run it's course in my primary and clean up the diacetyl.

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Old 04-28-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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They will clean up their act in a proper fermentation.
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