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yeast starter with Goya Malta

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by Ilanko, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. beergumby

    beergumby Zealot (80) New Jersey Jan 21, 2012

    More like 72oz.
  2. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Advocate (535) Minnesota May 11, 2007

    I think Mr. Malty overestimates how much starter we should use, but I believe the reason for this is that it is hard to overpitch yeast at the homebrew level. I also believe underpitching can be overstated as well.

    With that said you are doing just over a 2-liter starter, which is typically the amount of yeast recommended for a five gallon batch of 1.060 wort. So, I am just concerned about the amount of yeast you are using, but I am guessing you are happy with your beer. But, this probably is not good info for new brewers to follow.