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Offline nateo

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Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« on: March 21, 2012, 06:03:14 PM »
This: http://www.yeastcalc.com/index.html

After futzing with Sean Terrill's MrMalty instructions for stepped starters for a few batches, getting annoyed and calculating them out by hand, someone pointed me to a calculator that figures the steps out for me!

This is probably old news for you guys, but in case it isn't, check it out.
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2012, 06:10:25 PM »
I have used it a few times.  Helps for lagers where you need a boatload of cell.
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2012, 06:10:48 PM »
I use it and prefer it to Mr. Malty. Mainly because you can do stepped starter calcs.

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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2012, 06:45:32 PM »
Looks interesting.
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2012, 09:59:20 PM »
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2012, 10:08:38 PM »
seems cool. I just did a stepped starter and apparently I underpitched, ahh well.

I would take slight issue with the use of the word doublings 35 b doubled twice is quite a bit more than 100b
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2012, 12:33:58 AM »
Very cool, I'll give it a couple test runs next week.
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2012, 03:59:28 AM »
I've used it a few times as well.  I like it.
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2012, 06:04:32 AM »
seems cool. I just did a stepped starter and apparently I underpitched, ahh well.

I would take slight issue with the use of the word doublings 35 b doubled twice is quite a bit more than 100b
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Re: Anyone else using Yeastcalc?
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2012, 06:58:07 AM »
I would take slight issue with the use of the word doublings 35 b doubled twice is quite a bit more than 100b

In White and Zainasheff's Yeast they make the same mistake, using "doubling" when they meant "multiplication factor." They do that in a few places throughout the book, so I wonder if that's just some yeast guy convention that makes no sense. 
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