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Making a starter using sweet wort
« on: April 30, 2014, 07:45:01 AM »
Im brewing a pale ale (AG) today and wanted to use some of the sweet wort for a starter for big brew this weekend. Should i boil these runnings first?
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Re: Making a starter using sweet wort
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2014, 07:45:50 AM »
Im brewing a pale ale (AG) today and wanted to use some of the sweet wort for a starter for big brew this weekend. Should i boil these runnings first?

at least for a few minutes to sanitize. also, take a gravity reading so you can determine if/how much you need to boil off or dilute to hit your 1.040 target.
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Re: Making a starter using sweet wort
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2014, 08:02:48 AM »
Im brewing a pale ale (AG) today and wanted to use some of the sweet wort for a starter for big brew this weekend. Should i boil these runnings first?

What Mort said....
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