Yeast washing

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  1. Greta's Brew

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    I tried my hand at yeast washing for the first time on my last batch. It came out all right. My one issue was that my last batch was an IPA. I was dry hopping so there was a lot of hop debris in the yeast. I did a good job surprisingly removing most of the hop debris but the yeast cake was a bit green. My question is will this small amount of hop debris effect my next batch of beer if i were to use the yeast again?
     
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    yeast do not like hops, doesn't mean your case is bad but studies have been make in the past yeast perform less and less with more hops mixed in, I would just make sure you have a good starter with your washed yeast before pitching your next batch
     

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