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  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 04:12 PM
    Any glass water cooler bottles available?Sorry flars, I was just re-reading some post when I
    noticed that I simply skipped the word "glass" in your reply. It was late night :oNever heard
    about glass w...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 03:52 PM
    I neglected to mention spraying Starsan up into the spout on the spigot before & after taking
    samples or racking. I do that everytime. I also found an article on PET plastic o2 scavenging
    that should ...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 11:30 AM
    I just got one of these and I really like it. Ski12568,so it seems +2 for the Fermtech wine
    thief. I'll check if they are imported here in Europe. Otherwise I'll looking for something
    similar.thanks ...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 11:25 AM
    They look like something a late 60s UW student would think of as cool.Any glass water cooler
    bottles available?funny :DI thought about water cooler bottles in the first days, when I was
    collecting my ...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 10:06 AM
    It's not an autosiphon. A wine thief is just a tube that collects a small amount of wort, maybe
    100 ml or so.Hi MaxStout, good to know. I'll check if I can find one.thanks

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 10:03 AM
    I would always flush with sanitizer from a spray bottle after taking my samples.#3 - I use
    spray bottle of star san to spray out spigots before and after taking any sample out of it, or
    transferring t...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-08-2015 at 12:13 AM
    I use a beer/wine thief, Fermtech wine thief, to take the sample from the top. In my case
    through the mouth of a carboy. Easy to use and easy to clean.It's like an autosiphon, isn't it?
    The mouth of a...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-07-2015 at 11:51 PM
    Hi MaxStout, thanks for your reply.I'm thinking hops residue, also. More likely culprit. But
    just in case, you might want to thoroughly sanitize that spigot before its next use (which you
    should do an...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-07-2015 at 11:42 PM
    Hi and thanks to all for the replies.@flars and @unionrdrYes, I used an autosiphon to rack the
    beer in the bottling bucket. I use the spigot only to take the hydrometer samples and, as both
    of you sug...

  • Posted in thread: moldy spigot on 03-07-2015 at 09:59 PM
    Hi to all,I hope this is the correct forum section.Yesterday I was ready to bottle my first AG
    brew (a SMaSh Kölsch), when, while taking a sample for the hydrometer, I noticed that two green
    mold ball...

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