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Old 09-15-2008, 01:53 AM   #1
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Default Major Foul-Up in my MLT

So I brewed about 5 days ago and everything went as according to schedule. (Biermuncher's 3 Crops)!

However, I accidently forgot to clean out the MLT. I've got a 10 gal rubbermaid circular cooler. I got home tonight and tried to move it and realized it was full!

So I peak inside and it smells like a hooker with a yeast infection! There's some nasty patches of white mold on the top of the grains. I dumped it out and now I'm cleaning it out with 170 F water and some scrubbing with dishwasher deteregent.

Do you think I can put some Oxyclean in that bastard and let it hang overnight? I'm sh!tty at the very least....



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Old 09-15-2008, 01:57 AM   #2
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Rotting spent grains smell like a dead whore zombie ass.

Oxyclean and a tsp of bleach should do the trick.



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Definitely Oxy Clean. Let it soak for a couple of days if you need too. Rinse thoroughly and then sanitize. I let some grain sit a couple of days after a family emergency took me away from a brew session. I wound up using a mild bleach solution to sanitze with, as even oxyclean and star-san wouldn't get rid on the stench completely. Good Luck (Sorry for the repeat BM, too slow on the trigger)

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Old 09-15-2008, 01:59 AM   #4
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So I peak inside and it smells like a hooker with a yeast infection!
Bummer dude! I won't even ask how you know it smells the way it does.

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Old 09-15-2008, 02:13 AM   #5
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thanks guys. jesus this sucks!!!!

So mixing bleach and Oxy wont give me headaches and make me pass out? Good to know. That's gotta be a brutal cleaning combo!



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