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Old 01-01-2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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As going to brew but can't how can I save my yeast starter and how long?

 
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:02 AM   #2
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As going to brew but can't how can I save my yeast starter and how long?
IMO up to a week, any longer you should make up a small starter and get it going again
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Old 01-02-2013, 02:11 AM   #3
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thoughts on how I store it

 
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Old 01-02-2013, 05:22 AM   #4
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Sanitize a piece of foil, put it on the container opening, refrigerate.

 
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Old 01-02-2013, 04:26 PM   #5
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Sanitize a piece of foil, put it on the container opening, refrigerate.
Yup, that's it. When you are ready to use it, decant off the most liquid and slurry up the remaining to pitch
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