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  1. petemoss

    Proper starter technique when not adding entire starter to wort

    Hi gang. Normally I make a starter on a stir plate and then I pitch the entire starter into the wort. I am making a lager that BeerSmith tells me will need a 4L starter. I would rather just pitch the yeast off of the starter rather than the entire starter. This is due to me not wanting that...
  2. DrGarbonzo

    Left starter for two days - still good?

    Hi all, I was ready to brew this week and made a starter Monday night to brew with the next day. Then I forgot about it until Wednesday night, woops! I put it in the fridge Wednesday and plan to decant tonight - anything wrong with using a starter left out for ~48 hrs? My gut instinct is that...