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Old 12-27-2012, 06:50 PM   #1
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Hi all,
I'm brewing a big american barleywine today, and I stepped up my original yeast starter with a 2nd 3 litre a few days ago. It blew off a litte, I don't think I lost a great deal of yeast, what I'm more concerned about is the crusty yeast that's formed around the lip of my 1 gallon jug. It was all covered with foil, but it gives me the heebie jeebies pouring through that. Is there any worry of contamination or am I being too concerned? I will use a flame around the lip before pouring.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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Your only using a 1 gallon jug but you added 3 MORE litres of starter? Where is there room for the wort?! I'm confused :/
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I decanted the first starter so there was only yeast, then pitched it into a 3 litre starter
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