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Offline ccfoo242

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Odd looking yeast
« on: June 28, 2013, 09:54:40 AM »
Check out this tube of WLP400. It's dated Oct 3, 2013 (so packaged June 3, 2013?)



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.

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Re: Odd looking yeast
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2013, 11:13:14 AM »
I'd say it's fine. If one layer was green or had tentacles, maybe not

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Re: Odd looking yeast
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2013, 11:16:49 AM »
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.

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Re: Odd looking yeast
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2013, 11:45:15 AM »
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.
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