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Old 05-12-2007, 02:56 AM   #1
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Default Does WLP400 Belgium Wit yst smell, well different?

Made a starter a few hours ago, and took a wif of the
White Labs yst out of the tube (WLP400) and thought it smelled odd.
Granted, this is the first time I've used this yst, so I don't know what to expect.
Can anyone ease my fears of a bad tube of yst?

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Old 05-12-2007, 07:54 AM   #2
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I have a brew cooking now with that yeast and IT STINKS!!!! SWMBO thought my brew was infected cuz of the smell. I cannot describe the smell but it is almost enough to make you gag. But.... you know us crazies, I kept smelling it every time the airlock would bubble. So good--- yest so bad.

I would say you are ok.

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