Other Articles Written by Brian Kunkle
Published on January 20, 2008 in Home Brewing Tutorials
Using a yeast starter gives a home brewer several advantages. Yeast starters allow for a shorter lag time which in turn reduces the chances of infection or other problems. It strengthens the yeast which can help lead to better attenuation. Overall, a yeast starter gives your yeast a running start at fermenting out your newly brewed wort. This article looks at how you make a yeast starter as well as some related tips to making a yeast starter.