Originally Posted by Yooper
If the jars aren't completely sparkling clean and santized, throw them out. You need to be as sanitary as possible, even boiling the jars to kill microbes is not unreasonable. But if they are "oily", they aren't clean. Toss them.
Don't worry so much about separation and adding water. Just save the yeast you can in the future.
i mean the yeast doesnt seperate from the trub - its one layer....
can i just pitch it all together?