Author Topic: Splitting Starter  (Read 3434 times)


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Splitting Starter
« on: February 26, 2004, 03:26:11 AM »
Can you split a 1000 ML starter into two 5 gallon batches?  Or will you be under pitching?  


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Re: Splitting Starter
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2004, 12:19:47 PM »
Personally, I think you'd be underpitching. A 1-liter starter is the minimum you should use for a 5-gallon batch, 2 liters is better, 3 is great! But, splitting a 1-liter starter into two 5-gallon batches is asking for trouble, as far as I'm concerned.

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Re: Splitting Starter
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2004, 04:52:55 PM »
Why not just create two one liter starters from a single one?  All it takes is a little more wort and a day or two.

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