Volume Loss During Primary Fermentation

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beers 3252 º places 21 º 02:26 Thu 11/29/2012

Originally posted by CLevar
Originally posted by BenH
What did you mean when you say you decant your starter? Iíve not heard of this.

Cold crash, let the yeast settle out, pour off 90% or more of the liquid, resuspend the yeast, and pitch that resuspension.

Thanks. So stick it in fridge overnight after say 24-48 hours of propagation then pour off liquid? I hate diluting my beer with a starter so this is good to hear. Iíve started just using multiple ístraight to wortí white labs vials for my big beers but at £7 ($10) a pop its a cost Iíd rather avoid if possible.

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