Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Cooking food in wort pot?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-22-2010, 01:16 AM   #1
HH60gunner
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 387
Liked 10 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default Cooking food in wort pot?

If my wife cooked some food using the pot that I normally use for cooking my wort, should I be scared? Will it leave any off flavors in my future beer? Or as long as I clean it well should it be ok?

__________________
HH60gunner is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 01:27 AM   #2
indeedproceed
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 64
Default

I brewed my first beer in my stew pot. It was not a brew pot..it was a stew pot only. My current brew pot is a former turkey fryer pot...used.

I think as long as you clean it you'll be alright.

__________________

Motto: A $100 shine on a $3 pair of shoes.

Bucket Primary: Dry Irish Stout
Carboy Secondary:
Other Bucket Primary:
Conditioning in Bottles:
Drinking: Nothin. But the Petite Saison D'Ete from NB was good.

Planned:

indeedproceed is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 01:48 AM   #3
WholeHoppness
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 32
Default

Its been done before. As long as its cleaned well.

__________________
WholeHoppness is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 01:50 AM   #4
weirdboy
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 7,982
Liked 433 Times on 353 Posts
Likes Given: 63

Default

I made tamales in mine around Thanksgiving last year. I think the beer I brewed right after that was another batch of strawberry blonde. No off flavors to speak of. Of course I did clean my equipment obsessively, just like I do every batch.

__________________
weirdboy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 01:53 AM   #5
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island, Washington
Posts: 11,402
Liked 483 Times on 385 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

This about it this way... If you use a pot to make chili in one night and then a week later you make chicken soup, does your chicken soup taste like chili? Metals don't really absorb and transfer things like that if you just make sure to clean them properly in between.

Now, if she used a plastic ale pail for something else, I'd be a bit nervous.

__________________

"Science + beer = good!"
-Adam Savage

ChshreCat is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 01:56 AM   #6
beerpoppa
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: usa
Posts: 23
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

lol ive made 70 gallons of chili in the brewkettle at a cookoff one day and made 100 gals of beer the next

beerpoppa is offline
Kblandfo Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 02:59 AM   #7
boog321
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Trenton, Ohio
Posts: 20
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by beerpoppa View Post
lol ive made 70 gallons of chili in the brewkettle at a cookoff one day and made 100 gals of beer the next
That must be one huge kettle!
__________________
boog321 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-22-2010, 03:34 AM   #8
DavidHawman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: State College Pa
Posts: 172
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

I say brew a beer and send samples to everyone on the forum for tasting to make sure there are no "off flavors"...

__________________
DavidHawman is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
extra wort as hummingbird food? nathan All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10 03-16-2009 08:18 PM
Food grade plastics heated then cooled. STill food grade? Hikeon3 Equipment/Sanitation 0 02-24-2009 11:58 AM
Stove for cooking wort 2pugbrews Equipment/Sanitation 11 01-27-2006 06:16 PM
Cooking Pot? GABrewboy Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 18 10-19-2005 06:58 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS