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Title: Odd looking yeast
Post by: ccfoo242 on June 28, 2013, 10:54:40 am
Check out this tube of WLP400. It's dated Oct 3, 2013 (so packaged June 3, 2013?)

(http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2873/9158668349_ab6b9e6036.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ccfoo242/9158668349/)

Pretty sure it's fine but I don't think I've noticed a yeast slurry from White Labs that was two different colors. I shook it up and when it settled it went back to having the darker yeast clump together like in the picture.
Title: Re: Odd looking yeast
Post by: klickitat jim on June 28, 2013, 12:13:14 pm
I'd say it's fine. If one layer was green or had tentacles, maybe not
Title: Re: Odd looking yeast
Post by: cheshirecat on June 28, 2013, 12:16:49 pm
Don't know why that is but I've seen in that in a tube or two before and never had a problem that I could notice.
Title: Re: Odd looking yeast
Post by: erockrph on June 28, 2013, 12:45:15 pm
I've stopped questioning what yeast looks like. The last vial of Brett Trois I got looked more like it should have come from a sperm bank than a yeast bank. While what you have looks odd, there's nothing about it that looks "bad" to me. Just roll with it.