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Old 11-08-2008, 06:26 PM   #1
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NW Indiana
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My starter had that delightful diaper stink but tasted OK. I forgot to check it before I started brewing and since I won't be able to get more yeast for a few days, I pitched it. I used the White labs Kolsch/German Ale (WLP029). It is the first time I used a starter and I'm Just wondering if the batch will be OK.

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Old 11-08-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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Kolsch yeast is a stinky fermenter; it produces sulfur which typically only lager yeasts produce, making it smell like it had a meal of beans.
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