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Old 02-21-2010, 05:03 AM   #1
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I know a yeast started has several benifits and to start one is not my question . I have read some stuff on starting yeast and how to properly pitch amounts and it seems alot of talk is about amount. Well I have a 1 litter flask and people are saying you should do a 2 litter to really pitch correctly do you agree or is a 1 litter fine? Let's asume the og is 1.060 finally how do you. Count yeast if you wash them from other brews

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Old 02-21-2010, 05:09 AM   #2
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