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Old 12-11-2012, 01:08 PM   #21
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raoliii, I was meaning my 5 gallon wort had an estimated OG of 1.064, not the starter.
I calculated based on your stated starter recipe, not an assumption about your batch OG.
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... I did 1.5 cups DME to 1.119 liters of water (5 cups).....
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Using a swag of 1lb=2.75cups of DME that would be about 9oz of DME in 1.5 cups. 9oz DME to 1.119liters (h2o volume) + 355ml (dme volume)=1.474liters results in OG of 1.065 for your starter. Given that OG of a starter is recommended to be about 1.040, that's fairly high. Maybe the yeast were a little stressed?


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