I sanitize everything and pour the beer back in the fermentor, never had a problem. One of my fermentors has a spigot and I sample out of that when I use that fermentor...works great.
Something is always fermenting
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Tart Cherry Cider, Belgian Tripel, AHA Summer Ale, Sonoma County Organic Cider, Maibock Bock, Ommegang Abbey Ale Clone, Belgian Golden Strong, Belgian Quad (Grand Reserve), Belgian Pale Ale, German Pils (split WLP830 & WLP838)Bottled:
Contentment (Trappist), Derangement (Belgian Dark Strong), Kranky (Kolsch v1.1), Wise One (Wit)On Deck:My Site: www.restlesscellars.com