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Old 10-28-2012, 02:36 AM   #1
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I'm about to do my first batch of home brew. I bought two plastic fermenting buckets at my LHBS and the insides smell like new plastic. I was wondering if I had to break them in before I put a beer in there to get rid of the plastic smell or just toss the beer in thanks.

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Old 10-28-2012, 04:34 AM   #2
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Just clean and sanitize them and you'll be fine. After the first batch, they will permanently smell like beer.

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