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Old 01-23-2013, 02:54 AM   #1
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Oh Brew Gurus,

My loving wife got me a silicone infuser for brewing with orange zest, among other things. Does anyone know of the silicone will negatively affect the flavor of the finished beer? The link below has a picture of what I got. I know I can just use a bag and will if the silicone is a problem but I'd like to use the infuser if I can since it was a gift. Thank you!

http://www.bigkitchen.com/product/Or...rbs_and_Spices

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Old 01-23-2013, 05:22 AM   #2
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People use silicone hose which seems to have a similar heat tolerance. I bet you're fine.

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Old 01-23-2013, 01:39 PM   #3
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It might float. You might need to weigh it down. It won't add off flavors though, no worries there.

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Awesome, thank you!

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