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Offline Derek Toering

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Yeast starter
« on: August 19, 2017, 04:17:24 PM »
When amending yeast starter gravity, the presicted yeast cells does not alter.  It alters according to starter size, and if stir plate is used but not the gravity.

I believe it should.

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Re: Yeast starter
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2017, 07:34:48 PM »
The optimum starter gravity for most beers is around 1.036.  Increasing the gravity will not significantly increase the yeast cell count, though certainly if you reduce the gravity significantly you can leave the yeast starved for sugars.  Currently I don't model that.

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Re: Yeast starter
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2018, 05:35:07 AM »
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Re: Yeast starter
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2018, 12:06:18 PM »
Think of it as hosting a buffet at a picnic for your family and friends... They're all sitting around the table eating but they can only consume so much. Putting out more won't allow them to consume more... but putting out less can leave them hungry.
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