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Old 10-30-2008, 05:14 PM   #1
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Hi all,

I have my starter going. I was planning on cold crashing it tonight although it will have only been about 36 hours. How long does one need to cold crash it for? I am not brewing until about 3PM tomorrow, so I could theoretically put it in the fridge tomorrow at 7AM and bring it out around 3PM to decant. Or do I need to do it for longer? Please help!!!

 
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Old 10-30-2008, 05:20 PM   #2
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you can either pitch it at the peak of fermentation or throw it in the fridge when its done and you will get a yeast layer on the bottom which you can pitch in...it shouldnt take too long-only until it settles out
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