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Old 04-24-2006, 11:04 AM   #1
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Hey Guys,

I have recently posted a number of threads with questions I had about making and dealing with yeast starters.

I made a mini-mash version of an IPA yesterday and ended up pitching the starter into the wort at about 10:00 last night. I woke up this morning at 6 and the IPA is seriously fermenting with a thick head of krausen on the top.

I am going to go out on a limb here and call the starter a success! It was so easy to make, and obviously so beneficial to the brew that I think I will try to make one a day or two before every brew I make now. Thank you to everyone who helped me out over the last week!



 
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Old 04-24-2006, 11:33 AM   #2
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starters are great!
the first time i used a wyeast activator i did not make a starter and it was about 36 hours before i saw bubbles
i made a starter saturday with the same yeast,pitched on sunday and had airlock activity in 2hours


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Old 04-24-2006, 11:56 AM   #3
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good job! starters rule! my las batch showed sings of fermentation IMMEDIATELY, as soon as i threw it in there the beer was ALIVE!!!
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Old 04-24-2006, 09:38 PM   #4
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...ahhh, another satisfied brewer...
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