Yeast Smells Funny

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Jan 31, 2008
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I have a new yeast, one I've never tried before, Danish Lager.It smells very different than other yeasts I've used in the past, but I put it in a starter and it seams to be doing its thing just fine. Anyone know if Danish Lager by wyeast just has a funny smell or is this an indicator that somethings wrong?
Lager yeasts are known for very sulfury smells.

I thought my Maibock using WYeast #2278 was spoiled with the nasty smells coming from the primary. But turns out that smell was normal, and did not effect the beer in any way.

Joker said:
That only relative to the conversation if she was Danish. :D

Probably not relative but I felt like sharing.

Nah, Polish and bi-polar (manic/depressive, and obsessive/compulsive, and paranoid/delusional and schizophrenic-5 main and several more subtle, and funny smelling and... an ex-wife).

Adversity builds character and I've got character coming out my ears. And gray hair. :mad:

TMI, I know...