Originally Posted by peck
To what???? A wort sample or a slant?
I see... ericd was talking about my slants. I see no benefit. It would only be a waste unless you want to eat the agar jello after dinner on Sunday.
The yeast just needs food. The hops act as a preservative in beer. I would doubt that adding it (to agar/dme) would have any positive impact. We don't need that on a slant. Its supposed to be sterile. We also want an environment highly conducive to yeast growth.