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Offline bassriverbrewer

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Splitting a yeast starter
« on: July 22, 2010, 04:06:44 pm »
I was thinking of making two batches of beer in one day and using the same yeast.  An extract bitter and an all grain IPA.  I was thinking of making a 2qt starter with a white labs yeast vial the night before  and splitting it between the two batches.  Will there be enough yeast in the starter to do that?

Offline dmtaylor

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Re: Splitting a yeast starter
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2010, 05:20:11 pm »
Hell yeah!  Do it.

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Offline jaicmac

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Re: Splitting a yeast starter
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2010, 08:04:25 pm »
Lots of good advice about making and using starters at
JZ's Yeast Rate Calculater will estimate  how of a starter you'll need for each beer: