old LME for yeast starter?

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BuzzCraft

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I've got some old LME in the back of my fridge (in a plastic jug). It's probably 2-3 years old. While I wouldn't even think about making beer with it, is it reasonable to use for yeast starters and just decant off the supernatant before pitching?
Just wondering if there's any reason to think that old oxidized LME would be bad for yeast health?
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I've been using old (1 yr+) LME for starters and haven't noticed any ill effects, either in terms of yeast health or off flavours (and I've been pitching the entire starter, so a bit of the old LME is making it into the wort).
 
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