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Ultimate Starter from Wild Wheat

July 21, 2007 - 12:48pm -- azuredrupe

Hello! I am a long-time reader, first-time poster. But I just had to! Here is the story:

I have tried making wild starters two separate times (both BBA method), but each failed. On a recent trip to Montana, I got a crazy idea: why not get some of the tops of some wild wheat plants and see if I could culture yeast from them? Well, it was a great success!


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