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  1. Cntyview brew

    Cntyview brew New Member

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    Hey HBRewers, big question, I used a previous brew yeast( one time) should have been about perfect for billion cells needed, 17 gals 2 days hmmm nothing, I went got more yeast and made starter, I check the conical the beer is finally aggressive at the blowoff. CAN I,,,since I stared a starter Refrigerate this till next weeks brew.....[​IMG]?? I hate to waste the yeast but no use feeding a aggressive fermentation either. Thanks for any insight
     
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    You want to keep the starter in the fridge for a week?
    Yeah that works fine, just make sure to keep a lid on it so nothing gets in it. I store starters for months at a time.
     
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    If you wait longer than a couple of weeks, it would be good to decant it and spin it up with some fresh 1.036 wort just before pitching it. The longer it sets in the frig, the lower the count and the longer the lag times. This can happen when a starter sets longer than 4-5 days. A week or two should be fine, but lag times will most likely increase.
     

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