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Old 11-06-2008, 02:46 PM   #1
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If you reuse yeast from a beer that was of a smoked style, would this yeast cake or slurry carry over some of the smoked characteristics in it to what you use it for next batch.....?

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Old 11-06-2008, 06:08 PM   #2
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If you use the whole yeast cake, then perhaps, sure it could - probably only in a minor capacity though.

If you use Yeast Washing technique, then I would suspect that it would not transfer the flavor.

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