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Old 04-28-2011, 09:15 PM   #1
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Just wondering if there are any cleaners other then the items sold through the brew supply houses. Ther has to be a cheaper alternative. Thanks

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Old 04-28-2011, 09:19 PM   #2
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OxyClean, just don't use it on aluminum.

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Old 04-28-2011, 09:20 PM   #3
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Oxyclean and Bleach are common alternatives to cleaners and sanitizers respectively. Get something that doesn't have any extra scent or perfumes.

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Old 04-28-2011, 09:49 PM   #4
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OxyClean, just don't use it on aluminum.
Should specify to only use Oxyclean Free. It doesn't have any fragrances that could wreck your beer.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:54 PM   #5
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Should specify to only use Oxyclean Free. It doesn't have any fragrances that could wreck your beer.
Yeah, I have used the other stuff too without problems. I don't smell anything out of either of them.
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thanks alot, appreciate it

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Old 04-29-2011, 12:56 AM   #7
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Yeah, I have used the other stuff too without problems. I don't smell anything out of either of them.
Interesting. I suppose if you have it on hand you could use it. If you are buying it specifically for this purpose, I'd stick with the Free.
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I use the knock off Oxi, SUN Cleaner from Wal-Mart, much cheaper and does just fine.

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^^^^^I agree with the post above^^^^

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I just use Dawn to clean and star san to sanitize. Dawn is very cheap and a little star san goes a very long way.

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