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Offline Phil_M

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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
« Reply #30 on: February 14, 2018, 05:15:45 PM »
Could a cheap, small pasta roller be put to use squeezing out the yeast? It would then go from a unitasker to multitasker.

Can you run the package through your mill?

Why would you put one of the largest sources of contamination anywhere near yeast or wort?
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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
« Reply #32 on: February 14, 2018, 06:10:32 PM »
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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
« Reply #35 on: February 15, 2018, 04:40:38 PM »
White labs could brand it and sell it for $3

seriously.  someone should email them.
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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
« Reply #36 on: February 15, 2018, 06:53:26 PM »
Or they could include them and not lose customer

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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
« Reply #37 on: February 15, 2018, 07:22:07 PM »
Or they could include them and not lose customer

Remember when every retailer, every business, handed out all kinds of doo-dads with advertising in them? Pens, coin purses, clipboards,  bottle openers, combs,pocket mirrors, you name it.  If the world was still nice, these would be just sitting there at the checkout at the LHBS. 
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Re: Reconfirm: I HATE White Labs new packaging
« Reply #39 on: February 25, 2018, 02:46:00 AM »
I don't like the new packaging so much either. My objection is that it's hard to re-suspend the slurry before you open the package.

There is a way to get the yeast out in a sterile manner. You need two pairs of scissors: one blunt and one sharp.

Sterilize the blunt pair in the autoclave when you run your starter wort. Re-suspend the yeast as much as possible. Pierce one end of the outer packet with the sharp scissors, and remove it being careful not to damage the inner packet. Remove the inner packet from the outer, invert it, cut the clean exposed end with the sterile blunt scissors, and pour it into your starter with rinsings as needed.

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