Author Topic: starter still had a bit of foam at 48 hours, should I have left it running?  (Read 915 times)

Offline Steve L

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It's a moot point now since I've cold crashed my starter but, I had a 1 liter/1 tube wlp001 starter on the stirplate for 48 hours. I put it in the fridge to cold crash. I noticed a half hour later it had a bit of foam on the surface. I don't know if this was krausen or CO2 action. Also I kept the starter at about 72-74F for the first 36 hours then unbeknownst to me, my wife shut off the air conditioner and over about the last 8 hours it crept up to about 76-77F. I'm gonna decant so I'm wondering if I will suffer any off flavors.

Thanks for any guidance.
Corripe Cervisiam

Offline Stevie

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I'm sure it will be fine as long as you decant. I keep my place at 78° during the summer and never had issues with starters.

Offline Steve L

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cool thanks!
Corripe Cervisiam

Offline klickitat jim

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Agreed, you're fine