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Offline dkfick

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Re: Starter blowoff
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2013, 11:14:14 AM »
I've never had much foam in a stirred starter before this round with 2565.

Yeah I don't typically need it in a starter either.  I rarely get more than a cm of foam on the surface even with my stir plate turned all the way up.  But... If I notice a bunch of foam forming I do add a drop of foam control.  Always does the trick.
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Re: Starter blowoff
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2013, 11:52:18 AM »
I've never had much foam in a stirred starter before this round with 2565.

Yeah, I haven't been able to establish a pattern yeast to yeast. I always ferment at 68-70*F and have my starters on a stir plate.  Some times they'd be mellow and other times they would gush.  Add a couple drops of FermCap and it's the same every time and I can really fill up a "2000" ml flask without having to worry about it. 
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