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Offline micsager

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Yeast starters with LME
« on: February 29, 2012, 10:11:37 am »
Everything I hear is starters should be done with DME.  But, it's a PITA to deal with.  All the clumping and such.  It sure seems that getting some LME, putting in a honey type container, and just squeeze out enough straight into your flask, and no fuss, no muss.

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Offline tschmidlin

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Re: Yeast starters with LME
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2012, 10:37:56 am »
If you think it's easier, go for it.
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Re: Yeast starters with LME
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2012, 10:55:57 am »
My only concern with this is that if I had it in a honey bear, then I'd be tempted to put LME on my pancakes, in tea, on ice cream, etc  ;D
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Offline tygo

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Re: Yeast starters with LME
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2012, 11:21:13 am »
I think LME is more of a pain to handle than DME but that's just personal preference.
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Offline weithman5

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Re: Yeast starters with LME
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2012, 11:53:05 am »
and dme lasts for long time.  lme not so sure. 
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