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Old 01-09-2013, 02:30 AM   #1
max42
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How do you make a GF starter? I'm familiar with using DME but now that I'm brewing GF I'm not sure what to use? Thanks



 
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:35 AM   #2
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Im sure you could use some sorghum syrup that would substitute for DME. Just find a LME conversion to make a starter around 1.040



 
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:32 AM   #3
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I make my starters with Briess' White Sorghum Syrup 45 DE. I use 4 ozs of sorghum in 32 ozs water. This gives me a starting gravity of 1.035.

 
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:50 AM   #4
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Sorghum syrup is the easiest, but I just madea starter with a little millet that I ground and "mashed" in a french press.

 
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