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Old 08-15-2012, 08:48 PM   #11
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there are plenty of threads on here about how impossible it is to get the smell out - as long as it smells like yeast/beer you are fine - you can even expect some discoloration that won't go away as well

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Old 08-16-2012, 12:41 AM   #12
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What bleach solutions are you guys using to nuke your FVs? I might do mine as I think i've been using a mildly infected yeast strain for a while now, though it never get's bad enough to affect the beer. I'm going to start with fresh yeast and probably nuke the FVs.
I don't really measure. I just go by eye. If I had to guess I'd say I use about 1/2 to 2/3 a cup of general purpose bleach to about 5 gallons of water. Make sure to use cold water anytime you mix with bleach...
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