Odd yeast starter behavior

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  1. bilhelm96

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    Making my Imperial Pumpkin this weekend (OG 1.073) so I made a starter Tuesday evening. I like to pitch between 0.75 and 1.0 M/mL/P so I make a 2.5L starter on my stirplate and used 250g of DME. I am using WLP007 Dry English Ale yeast, which I have used in the past. In the morning the starter looked normal, but when I got home the yeast had flocculated out and were just being pushed around by the stirplate. By my estimate, the starter finished in about 18 hours when normally they take about 36. Should I be concerned or RDW...?
     
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    that yeast does that, its the highest flocculating yeast around, I wouldn't be concerned, if for some reason you still are just set it covered up in a warm place for an hour, see if it starts to foam on top
     

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