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Old 01-03-2013, 08:57 PM   #1
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Default Sugar + Nutrient + DME for starter?

Let me preface this by saying I know simple sugar starter = bad.

But it turns out I'm a bit short on DME and I was planning on making two starters for two beers I'm brewing this weekend. The packs have been smacked and are starting to swell already. I've got about 4-5 oz of DME, some corn sugar, and yeast nutrient.

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If I add 4 oz of sugar to the 4oz of DME and the appropriate amount of yeast nutrient, then split that between the two starters, do you think I'd be ok? Or should I just go with a very low OG starter?

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Sorry to be one of those who keep posting looking for an answer, but the clock is ticking. Any thoughts?


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It's not ideal but you should be ok with that plan.
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Yeah, not ideal; I messed up. But I'll give it a go.
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