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Offline tschmidlin

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Re: Culturing up a pitch from bottle dregs
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2010, 12:42:53 PM »
So given enough time, 1.040 starters will yield more yeast.  But if you're pulling it off the 1.040 starter when there is still a lot of alcohol in the starter, then it might actually be better with the 1.010 starter.
What kind of time are we talking about, extra day, 3?
I really don't know the rate of ethanol catabolism in yeast, it is most likely dependent upon the strain, ethanol concentration, yeast population, O2 levels, etc.  Like I said, I'd have to do some experiments.
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Re: Culturing up a pitch from bottle dregs
« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2010, 01:07:30 PM »
Thanks,
I appreciate the info.

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Re: Culturing up a pitch from bottle dregs
« Reply #17 on: August 27, 2010, 01:18:44 PM »
No problem, let me know how the ranching goes :)
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