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Old 03-07-2007, 12:21 AM   #1
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is there any sanitizer out there that you can buy in mass bulk for cheap? ive been buying Cbrite and one step? i think is what it is i threw the bag away. but it doesnt seem to last that long.

can you use bleach to sanitize you equipment with? are they any pros/cons to using it?

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Old 03-07-2007, 12:24 AM   #2
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Check out this thread: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=23791

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Old 03-07-2007, 12:35 AM   #3
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I dare you to do a search on this subject.

btw....you're not from Georgia or been in the marine corps, have you?


Just a little inside joke to finish off my day. Been debated forever....do yourself a favor and do a search....many varying opinions around here....


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Old 03-07-2007, 12:35 AM   #4
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Get an 8 oz bottle of Starsan and a spray bottle. I guarantee it'll last you for years unless you brew 24 hours a day.

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Old 03-07-2007, 12:42 AM   #5
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Get an 8 oz bottle of Starsan and a spray bottle. I guarantee it'll last you for years unless you brew 24 hours a day.
i have had my bottle for about 2 years and still have 5.5 ounces left of the 8
it is great
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Old 03-07-2007, 02:13 AM   #6
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i have had my bottle for about 2 years and still have 5.5 ounces left of the 8
it is great
I bought the 32oz about 4 months ago just because the price/quantity ratio was so good. Unless I look really closely I can barely tell I've used any. This stuff is fantastic, I was using Diversol before - good riddance!
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Bleach works, but don't you have to rinse to avoid off flavours? Then to stay sanitized you need to use boiled or pure water as the rinse.


StarSan is good, especially for bottles. No need to rinse.

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Get an 8 oz bottle of Starsan and a spray bottle. I guarantee it'll last you for years unless you brew 24 hours a day.
that is what i was looking for something that will last forever! is it no rinse?

i did use the search before i posted this and didnt find anything i liked

*edit oh sorry no im not from Georgia and ive never been in the corps i am currently in florida and in the Navy though lol pretty close but no cigar !!
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Old 03-07-2007, 11:36 PM   #9
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Another vote for the star-san. I just finished my first bottle and the 8 oz bottle lasted me 2 years. Still have 2 more to go through.

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do you guys dilute it with water in a spray bottle then just spray everything down? im going to the brew store today and im going to pick some up if they have it.

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