Today for the first time, I tested classic egg mayonnaise. All I can say that it smelled strongly like yeast!
Is there a way to get rid of that smell? Do mayonnaise in general have that smell?
The strongest smells in mayonnaise should be vinegar and egg. There shouldn't be any yeast, and therefore any yeast smell, so that is a bit concerning. I am not sure what might imitate a yeast smell.
I don't know how to counter the smell since I am not sure what the origination of the smell is. Does it taste okay? Is the texture okay? I do find that homemade and store brand mayonnaises have pretty different smells in general.
In my experience, mayonnaise smells like mayonnaise. I can't distinguish store bought from homemade by smell. It should be smelling more like vinegar, so maybe the brand you are using has a yeasty component.