Originally Posted by PaulStat
I'm getting a similar smell from my starter I made yesterday, I used some yeast washed a month ago. Should I ditch the starter? It really does stink of sour milk.
From the starter? Boy, I don't know. I mean, there are all kinds of smells during from fermentation, but if your starter has a lacto infection, it can ruin the whole batch.
I guess I'd let it ferment out, and then see what the result is. If it still smells bad, I'd toss it.