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Old 11-11-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Vodka in Airlock?

Really? Why?

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Old 11-11-2012, 11:59 AM   #2
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It's antiseptic. You could also use water with a sanitizer in it like idophor. Helps cut down on possible infection sources while your yeast farts.

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Old 11-11-2012, 12:01 PM   #3
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Replace the Vodka in your airlock with StarSan and drink the Vodka.... I think that will turn out better

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Old 11-11-2012, 12:08 PM   #4
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I´m with the vodka in the fermenter I get free bottles of vodka every other week and I´m not a vodka man so for the airlocks it is.

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Old 11-11-2012, 12:16 PM   #5
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I've used vodka in the airlock for awhile now. Smirnoff for the airlock and Imperia for drinking.
In the rare case there is some small amount that makes it from the airlock into the beer, I'd rather have a little vodka with my beer instead of sanitizer in the beer.

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