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Old 03-27-2012, 09:50 PM   #1
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Default Yeast starter seems to be lacking

Made a yeast starter with wyeast ringwood ale yeast and it seems to be lacking activity. I do not have a stir plate. Usually I see some krausen and can smell it but neither seems to be happening. I have not used this yeast before. It has been about 20 hours and I'm gonna put it in the fridge so I can decant before I pitch tomorrow. I do have backup dry yeast if I decide not to use it. Any thoughts?


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Old 03-27-2012, 10:25 PM   #2
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Keep shaking it, and give it more time. I remember it being a little slow to take off, then making a mess. It also smells really good. it makes good beer. Read the threads about it stalling, I swirled mine and didn't have a problem.
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