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Stir plate starter question
« on: May 26, 2011, 04:13:08 PM »
I'm using a stir plate on a starter for the first time, and was wondering if I will see any foaming or activity. Or just the spinning wort?

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Re: Stir plate starter question
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2011, 04:01:50 AM »
You will see some krausen form and the wort will turn milky color as the yeast multiply.
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Re: Stir plate starter question
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2011, 05:24:51 AM »
Cool, Thanks

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Re: Stir plate starter question
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2011, 06:35:38 AM »
You may or may not see anything. The stirring tends to break up the krausen, and a starter could ferment out overnight or while you're away.
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