Its been a while since I last used a WYEAST smack pack (I usually use US-56 for just about everything now) but I wanted to brew a lager so I picked up a pack of 2206 Bavarian. I brewed last night and cooled the wort down to 50F. I grabbed the yeast out of the fridge and gave it a light smack to pop the packet inside and the whole thing popped open and spilled EVERYWHERE.
I have to say the new packaging looks fancy but sure doesn’t hold up. I didn’t give it any more of a smack that I used to do back when I used it for every other batch.
I have about a third left in the pack. Think I should use it or get a new one?