Originally Posted by solo103
I was going to mix it with another yeast to make a unique blended strain. I'm going to use it in s holiday ale so if it picked up some spice flavor I'm cool with that as long. I never had made a starter and never had a problem at all (white labs kicks ass) but it is dorment for sure that's why I was wondering if I mixed it with a active yeast if that would start it. It's not a whole lot probably like a quarter vile . Thanks for the info though I will look into a starter .
Cheers Bottoms up!
It is not yeast that will kick start yeast. Yeast will start to multiple when they eat and are happy.
Do search for a couple of the threads on yeast washing. In fact there are a few I believe that are stickied.