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Old 09-20-2012, 11:39 PM   #1
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I have a 5 gallon trurkey fryer pot but it has been used for cooking food. Is it still ok to use for brewing?

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Old 09-20-2012, 11:40 PM   #2
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Sure just give it a good cleaning first. You'll be fine.

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Old 09-20-2012, 11:41 PM   #3
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wow that was fast. thanks, i want to do an extract brew sometime soon.

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Also it it is probably aluminum, so do a full boil for about an hour to build up an layer of passive oxidation. I have used a turkey fryer up until recently with very good results.

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Old 09-21-2012, 01:46 AM   #5
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I've used a turkey fryer for all my brewing for the past year. Just up graded to a bayou Classic to cut down on boiling time, but the fryer did just fine. The aluminum pots are fine, especially after they've been cooked in a few times.

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Old 09-21-2012, 02:14 AM   #6
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I think it's a horrible choice.. send it to me.

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