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capcrnch

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Monday I threw a yeast starter on my stirplate and let it go spinny...

I planned on brewing tonight and got stuck at work with a problem.
Tomorrow ill be here early and will be leaving late.. This whole week could end up like this...

How long will my starter be good on the plate? And/or, what can I do to keep it safe?
 

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Later in the week, shut the stir plate down and let it settle for a few hours. decant half the fluid off. Then refill with another batch of starter wort and start it back up. a week isn't that long, so try to time this out with the time you will be brewing.
 

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Put it in the fridge.
Then just decant let warm up to room temp and add some new wort & throw it back on the stir plate day before you are ready to brew.
You will even have more yeasties than you would have.
 
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Awesome, thanks guys.

I'm thinking of fighting the power and squeezing out early tonight to brew.
 

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I even put it in the fridge for almost a week and just brought up to room temperature right before pitching. I had crazy activity (this was my first starter), so I'm assuming it worked.

But you're probably safer adding more wort.

I just thought I'd throw my story in there. :)
 
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