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Re: Feeding a starter

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  • weisst69
    Oh yeah, I forgot to mention, I added some nutrients and did aerate for a short period last night. It seems to have fermented out mostly, overnight. I am
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 28, 2008
      Oh yeah, I forgot to mention, I added some nutrients and did aerate
      for a short period last night. It seems to have fermented out
      mostly, overnight. I am going to add another pint of wash to the mix
      and see how it goes.


      T-




      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1"
      <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
      >
      > Not sure if you did this or not, but might add another 2
      tablespoons of
      > yeast nutrient and aerate it for a few hours.
      > Vino es Veritas,
      > Jim.
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "weisst69" <toddweiss@>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > I had a stuck ferment, so I am creating a starter. I diluted 1
      pint
      > of
      > > wash (sg 1.120) 1:1 with water (for a total volume of 2 pints).
      > Sorry,
      > > I forgot to take the gravity after that (should be 1.04-1.06 if I
      > > remember correctly from calculations). Anyway, I did that around
      > 3pm.
      > > Now at 10:30pm, it is kickin'! My question:
      > >
      > > What is the best/proper way to feed my starter to make sure it is
      > going
      > > to stand up to my 5gal wash?
      > >
      > > Still tryin' to make heads and tails of this,
      > > T-
      > >
      >
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