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Old 01-17-2013, 05:58 AM   #1
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Hi guys, a few quick questions here. I recently had an infected batch of beer. I used a glass carboy for primary fermentation and then racked into a soda keg. Is there any special treatment I should be giving to equipment that has been exposed to a beer that has been infected (vinegar smell)? Will regular cleaning and sanitization of the equipment (PBW and Starsan) make everything fine?

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A word of warning though, unlike Star-San or Idophor, Dijon Mustard is NOT a no-rinse sanitizer. I learned this the hard way, though I have to say the resulting Mustard Porter was pretty snappy. The hops juxtaposed against the horseradish was very nice, though possibly a touch out of the style guidelines.
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Just clean it like a mofo and sanitize it like normal. As long as there are no hard to clean areas, like cracks, you should be fine.

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Just clean it like a mofo and sanitize it like normal. As long as there are no hard to clean areas, like cracks, you should be fine.
Thanks man, luckily I always clean like a mofo!
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