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Old 08-04-2012, 02:38 AM   #1
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If you are making a 2-liter starter, should you start with 1 liter and step it up? Or just boil enough water with enough DME to make 2 liters right off the bat? I'm curious because I keep reading volumes don't matter -- just as long as the starter is 1.040 or less.


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Old 08-04-2012, 03:05 AM   #2
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Take a look at MrMalty.

Generally, I make an initial starter as large as I can and bump up from there.

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Old 08-04-2012, 03:18 AM   #3
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Just start with the 2L starter and make it easy.
No one gives a doggy doo, about your stupid home brew.

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