Prepare yeast starters in 2 L flask. Boil your starter wort directly on a gas stove, then move to a water bath to cool down before adding yeast.
Benefits of a yeast starter
- Reduces time it takes for fermentation to begin by increasing yeast cell count.
- You can asses the health or your yeast before pitching to your wort.
Recommended for high gravity worts and lagers.
Yeast starter recipe: add 100 g of dry malt extract per liter of water.