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Old 01-23-2010, 03:57 PM   #1
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I'm pretty sure the answer will be to 'go ahead'...Can I make a starter today and use it effectively 6 hours later after my boil is finished? Or, will there not be enough viable extra yeast? I can just pitch the vials, I've done that before.

 
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Old 01-23-2010, 04:01 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure the answer will be to 'go ahead'...Can I make a starter today and use it effectively 6 hours later after my boil is finished? Or, will there not be enough viable extra yeast? I can just pitch the vials, I've done that before.
At the earliest i would pitch tomorrow.maybe wait until monday to pitch.

 
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Old 01-23-2010, 04:06 PM   #3
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No problems with the wort just sitting there at 70ish degrees overnight? I understand the reason why, just making sure I don't get an infection or anything. If I underpitched now, it would just take longer to really get going. This is a high gravity brew.

 
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Old 01-23-2010, 06:32 PM   #4
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No problems with the wort just sitting there at 70ish degrees overnight? I understand the reason why, just making sure I don't get an infection or anything. If I underpitched now, it would just take longer to really get going. This is a high gravity brew.
pitch now and seal fermenter.next time make a starter 2-3 days before you
brew.

 
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Old 01-23-2010, 07:16 PM   #5
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Can you? Yes. Will you get the best results from doing that? Maybe not.
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