"Wyeast Laboratories, Inc. Brettanomyces and Lactic Acid Bacteria cultures are designed for direct inoculation of 5 gallons wort or beer. ... Cultures may take between 1-12 months to produce desired effects."
Yes, I actually have discussed this with Wyeast personnel. They said starters are a bad idea for bacteria.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
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