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use wheat malt for starter?

Ilovebeer

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I was going to make a starter for my American Pale but found that the only extract I have is wheat. What would that do to me?
 

MaltLicker

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Make you feel guilty?  ;)
I don't see any BIG issues with the starter.....you're just trying to boost the cell count.  They may get slightly used to wheat-based sugars vs. barley-based sugars, but I bet a wheat DME is actually ~60% wheat (and not 100%), so likely no harm. 
 

Wastegate

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Agreed. I don't think it will mater, You are going to pour off the liquids anyhow.

Cheers
Preston
 
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