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Old 03-03-2010, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default Wheat DME for a yeast starter?

Can I use Wheat DME to make a starter for a non-wheat beer? I have some extra laying around and would prefer to use that.


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Old 03-03-2010, 03:22 PM   #2
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Yes, you decant most of the spent wort off the starter before adding it to the beer. The cup or two max leftover that you add will have negligible effect on the flavor of the beer.


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Old 03-03-2010, 08:44 PM   #3
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I use wheat DME for all my starters and pitch the entire thing. Works great!
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Old 03-03-2010, 08:45 PM   #4
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I do it without decanting as well.
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