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Stauffbier

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How many of you make starters with your washed yeast, and how many just pitch out of the jars? Why?
 

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Just did a starter with washed yeast last nite.

Make it just to be sure the yeast is still alive n kicking n healthy. AND you get more yeast !My washed yeast was washed on 9/15/ 11, soo I know now its ok!

Hope this helps. Many others will give a better and more detailed reason!
 

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I've done both. If it is fresh I will use the slurry. If it is older I will make a starter. I also have frozen some yeast which will require a step up starter. I have not used any of them yet.
 

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i make a starter, but just a small one the morning of the brew day to wake the yeasties up.
 
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