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Old 01-18-2010, 04:17 PM   #1
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Default need quick advice on starter

I'm brewing today, I'll probably be pitching around 8-9pm. It's a maibock, 1.071 OG.

I made a 1 liter starter with plans of stepping it up to 2 liters. Well, that didn't happen yesterday.

Should I still step it up right now? It'll have 7-8 hours to ferment.

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Old 01-18-2010, 04:20 PM   #2
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yes you should
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Old 01-18-2010, 04:21 PM   #3
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I say yes for sure if you are using a lager yeast, mrmalty says you need almost a 8 liter starter for that with a simple starter, 3 liter if you are on a stir plate.
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