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Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 04-06-2010 at 07:55 PM
Has anyone heard of Beer Brite? Maybe this is B-Brite repackaged?? My local homebrew store
sells it and I have used it a few times with good results. It is a white powder which is
comprised of Sodium ...
Posted in thread: What To Clean It With on 04-05-2010 at 04:21 PM
OK, sure I have a bias but am amazed no one else on THIS forum went here. Other posts here list
these options too so we would reco PBW, rinse, Star San (or Saniclean). Many of the items here
do not ha...
Posted in thread: Using apple juice gallon jugs for Star San? on 04-05-2010 at 04:13 PM
Couple of thoughts here:First, the off-odors you refer to I believe are good demonstrations
that what we think of as 'hard' surfaces are truly porous. I've seen dominant beer odors cross
lines in a li...
Posted in thread: Saniclean? on 04-05-2010 at 04:03 PM
Does anybody use saniclean with a copper counterflow chiller? The tech sheet recommends not to
use with soft metals. I am refining my cip process and wondering if this would be an option.A
Posted in thread: Cleaning Carboy on 03-23-2010 at 10:02 PM
one scoop of oxyclean free and poof! its clean too :) and some money will remain in your
wallet. I use pbw for kegs but don't like spending the money on the glass fermentors. I do
agree pbw works grea...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing with onestep. on 03-23-2010 at 09:47 PM
What the heck, its only beer after all; nothing further to say.:p
Posted in thread: where to get starsan on 03-23-2010 at 09:29 PM
[QUOTE=Richardwhittaker;1958561]None of the local shops seemed to even know what starsan was
when I went looking for it.....:( :confused:Richard, tried to PM you but your box is full,
m8.What !? :mad:...
Posted in thread: where to get starsan on 03-23-2010 at 09:23 PM
In Ontario you can check with Canadian Homebrew Supply in Brampton; Homebrewers Retail in
Whitby and, as mentioned, Skinaney Brewing Supplies in Dunrobin. Some shops are doing whatever
it takes to bri...
Posted in thread: Cleaning Carboy on 03-23-2010 at 09:05 PM
Most likely your deposits are some form of stone or mineral deposits. Unlike the product
mentioned here, which has ZERO chelators, PBW has multiple chelators chosen specifically for
beer mineral soils...
Posted in thread: Star San question?? on 03-23-2010 at 08:54 PM
Wow, u mates covered a lot of groud. Yes, Star San is an acid so acts with acidity. Full
strength it is corrosive (first word under 'cautions' on label is CORROSIVE!) so kitchen
counters are fair game...