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Old 11-15-2011, 05:26 PM   #1
Jun 2010
new york
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I just tried my hand at yeast washing. I took three of these. All look pretty similar in amount of yeast at bottom. Does this look like enough to make a starter. It's in an old white labs tube.
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Old 11-15-2011, 05:31 PM   #2
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Yeah, that should be plenty. You might have to do a couple steps to build the population back up. If you've done a few starters you should know what a typical starter looks like finsihed and settled out, so just use good judgement and you'll be fine.
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:22 PM   #3
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For that little yeast, I would definitely do a two step 2L starter, but yeah, that'll work for you.
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