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Old 10-24-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
Oct 2009
Sacramento, CA
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is "Easy Clean" a cleaner and sanitizer? a found a bottle with some equipment i purchased. it says its a no rinse cleanser. curious if anybody has experience with it and if it works as both cleaner and sanitizer....

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Old 10-24-2009, 09:11 PM   #2
Apr 2009
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I would think judging from the name it is a cleaner. One-step does both (but I still don't trust it for sanitizing) I would use a sanitizer too just to be safe.
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Old 10-24-2009, 09:15 PM   #3
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If it doesn't say it's a sanitiser then I would suggest you use a separate sanitiser.
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Old 10-24-2009, 10:22 PM   #4
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My LHBS said it's a cleaner/sanitizer similar to One Step, however I still use StarSan when I use it.

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Old 10-24-2009, 10:32 PM   #5
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given its name, I'd call it a cleaner. Also, remember that cleaning and sanitizing must be performed in 2 separate steps. Even if you are using a product like One Step.

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Old 02-07-2013, 07:42 PM   #6
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I've used Easy Clean for 30+ batches. I've had one gusher due to an improperly cleaned bottle, and one batch went south for unknown reasons (it was sour and never carbed, so I think I had a problem with my yeast). YMMV. I'm in the process of switching to using Star San, but Easy Clean has worked great for me.

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