Wyeast smack pack.

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Meirion658

Wyeast smack pack.

Post by Meirion658 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:05 am

Morning all first time to use these. I bought a saison 3742 and wonder do they need a starter?

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Re: Wyeast smack pack.

Post by McMullan » Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:43 am

Yes, definitely make a starter. About 1.5L (150g DME) should be enough for a 5 gallon batch.

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Re: Wyeast smack pack.

Post by Secla » Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:53 pm

Yes. I've seen people say they directly pitch from smack pack but if you work out the cell counts you'll be under pitching !
Check out the mr malty yeast calculator to get a rough idea of starter size

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