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Old 05-23-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
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I am about to try my hand at making a starter and I have a question. I am going to make a LH Milk Stout clone from AHS and they recommend to double pitch my yeast. Do I need to do this if I make a starter? I planned on using White Labs WLP001.


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Old 05-23-2013, 12:57 PM   #2
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No. What size starter?


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Old 05-23-2013, 01:03 PM   #3
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/do-...-rates-410625/

This was from a few days ago. There are a bunch of links on pitching rates as well as info on pitching multiple packs into one starter, or using one pack and "stepping up" that starter in stages to bring the yeast rates up to suggested levels.
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No. What size starter?

I was going to make a 2L starter.

 
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/do-...-rates-410625/

This was from a few days ago. There are a bunch of links on pitching rates as well as info on pitching multiple packs into one starter, or using one pack and "stepping up" that starter in stages to bring the yeast rates up to suggested levels.

Thanks Pratzie, looks like a lot of good info there.

 
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Thanks Pratzie, looks like a lot of good info there.
no prob. And i personally recommend the yeastcalc website that Yooper talks about. Especially if u decide to go the Step Up route
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no prob. And i personally recommend the yeastcalc website that Yooper talks about. Especially if u decide to go the Step Up route
YeastCalc is pretty awesome if your stepping up cultures.
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What is the expected OG?

This liquid yeast is at a bare minimum for pitching without a starter.

Explore brewersfriend, Kia has developed that calculator. Try and shoot for a pro size #1 rate.
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Old 05-24-2013, 12:48 AM   #9
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What is the expected OG?

This liquid yeast is at a bare minimum for pitching without a starter.

Explore brewersfriend, Kia has developed that calculator. Try and shoot for a pro size #1 rate.

The OG should be 1.064 and brewers friend site looks interesting. It looks like I have alot to learn about starters. Back to Palmers book now!



 
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