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Yeast Starter with Dry Yeast?

Beer Lover

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Can a yeast starter be made with dry yeast? 

Thanks!!
 

Oginme

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It can, but normally it is more economical in terms of DME, energy and time just to get another packet of dry yeast.

Proof the yeast first in warm water before adding it to the starter wort for best results.
 
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