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Old 02-18-2010, 12:38 AM   #11
michael.berta
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vtbeerman View Post
You shouldn't make a starter for dry yeast. You should only rehydrate it.
If you rehydrate it prior to making a starter you should be just fine. if I were making a starter with dry yeast I'd re rehydrate it and then add the cooled starter wort to a sanitized container.

 
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:46 AM   #12
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From Jamil (mrmalty.com)

"In fact, with most dry yeasts, placing them in a starter would just deplete the reserves that the yeast manufacturer worked so hard to build into the yeast."

 
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