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Tons of floaties from yeast - what to do?

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morbster

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I have a couple bottles of Westvleteren 12 that I’ve been saving for a special occasion, and I’ve noticed that the yeast cake is very loose, to the point that it stirs up a ton of floaties when I open the bottle, just from the carbonation

If this were a normal beer or home brew, I’d probably just toss it since the appearance is...less than desirable.

Since I plan on sharing this with others, is there anything I could do about this? Chilling doesn’t seem to have any effect.

Worst case scenario, I just man up and drink them by myself.
 

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Just go with it. Tell them it's meant to be served with yeast. Pour, swirl and enjoy.
 

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How does it taste? You’re drinking one of the finest beers on the planet. Some yeast floaties in a traditional Trappist beer would be hardly concerning to me. Drink, share, enjoy. If not, I’ll send you my address and unburdened you!
 
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How does it taste? You’re drinking one of the finest beers on the planet. Some yeast floaties in a traditional Trappist beer would be hardly concerning to me. Drink, share, enjoy. If not, I’ll send you my address and unburdened you!
It tasted totally fine the last time I opened one (maybe 2 years ago), which also had the floaty issue, so I don’t think it’s an infection. Just kind of a weird thing to happen. I’ve got no problem with yeast in my beers, it’s just odd to see what looks like a dirty aquarium when looking at a glass of a world class beer. I think I’ll just pour and swirl, as rhys333 mentioned, and call it good!
 
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