Hops in Yeast

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Grealish

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I recently brewed a very heavily dry hopped beer. I didn't collect the yeast as I dry hopped with loose leaves which were all through the trub. However, I collected the dregs from a couple of bottles to grow on. I've come to use it today and there is visible flecks of green in my yeast. Will this spoil the yeast or lead to infection?
 

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Next time wash the yeast from the trub.
Doubt it will cause an infection but I don't know what it will do to the yeast
 

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I agree with @Leon 103, also you might like to take a look at this ...


It's a bit long winded but it may help in the future!
 

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Don't bother washing it, it'll be fine. If anything the hops will inhibit infection. I always add hops to my starter wort (prevents boil overs) and have, on occasions, made starters up from trub with hops in it.
 

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^^^^ wot he said... I've make starters from trub quite a few times, never thought the hops would be a problem.
 

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Thanks for all those answers. I normally rinse my yeast but this was so full of hops, I couldn't be bothered. Obviously, I actually need to start containing my dry hops in something...
 

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