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Offline gcam333

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Wyeast 1010 Activator
« on: May 28, 2010, 05:01:39 AM »
I am making an American Wheat Hybrid this weekend. OG should be 1.055. Is there any need to make a starter at this OG?
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Re: Wyeast 1010 Activator
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2010, 05:09:07 AM »
There's never a "need" to make a starter. Whether it will make better beer is a matter of personal preference. I would say yes. It can also help to cover for other potential process problems (contamination, high temperature, lack of oxygen).

If you're willing to wade through it: Yeast Pitching Rate Results
« Last Edit: May 28, 2010, 05:30:34 AM by a10t2 »
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Re: Wyeast 1010 Activator
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2010, 05:19:45 AM »
Thanks for the explanation. I had assumed from reading that it was primarily based on OG.  I actally enjoy making a starter. Now it sounds like I can make one on most every batch.
Thanks again,
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