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Old 03-10-2013, 08:56 PM   #1
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If I get one and make a starter will it be enough to compensate for not having the other one? Trying to save $6.50

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Old 03-10-2013, 09:04 PM   #2
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This might help:

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Old 03-10-2013, 09:23 PM   #3
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Plug your yeast and brew data into YeastCalc. Should answer your question.

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Old 03-10-2013, 09:30 PM   #4
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If the recipe is calling for two vials of yeast, it's probably a rather large brew. I would check with Mr. Malty. Often you'll spend more in DME than you would buying the second vial. It all depends...

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Old 03-11-2013, 03:11 AM   #5
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The purpose of a starter is not to buy more yeast. Over time, O2 stones and stir plates save lots of $$$ on yeast.

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