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Old 01-20-2012, 03:56 PM   #31
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Thank you jtrux, for bringing this post up again. Very helpful.

Great video, Billy! Your site is superb as well.

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Nice! Thanks for posting this, I've been overwhelmed with the crazy numbers and terms thrown around for making starters...it really helps to just see someone do the process and use layman's terms.
Thanks guys. I'm a visual learner and I figured a lot of homebrewers were as well which is why I do the videos.

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Why not just boil in the flask. No need to pull out the starsan.
Love your site.
That's a common question. The main reason is boilovers. For a 2L starter I use an 8 qt. pot and the foam still gets close to the top. It'd be a mess using the flask. It's also near impossible to stir the DME clumps in the flask, whereas in the pot I can use a whisk.


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Old 01-20-2012, 08:16 PM   #32
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I'm going to go ahead and tell you that this is one great video! Thanks for making it.
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Old 01-20-2012, 08:52 PM   #33
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THANK YOU!!! I am a procrastinator and haven't gotten a scale or a stir plate set-up yet. Now I think I will!
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