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yeast starter with Goya Malta

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

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  1. beergumby

    beergumby Jan 21, 2012 New Jersey

    More like 72oz.
  2. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    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.
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