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fistfullofhops

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Is the light colored stuff the yeast?
« on: January 24, 2014, 07:58:11 PM »
2,000ml flask. I'm guessing the lighter colored stuff on the top is all yeast and the bottom darker layer is all trub. Is this correct?


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Re: Is the light colored stuff the yeast?
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2014, 08:08:02 PM »
You are correct.
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Re: Is the light colored stuff the yeast?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2014, 02:06:45 AM »
Yes, but I wouldn't worry about it. When you're ready, decant (pour off) the spent starter wort and pitch the slurry. Use a little of your brew wort to swirl around and get it all out.