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Old 02-11-2010, 11:34 PM   #1
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Q: I have used food grade plastic buckets in my home brewing adventures in the past (for fermenting and bottling). However, does anybody know if it is ok to use a normal 5 gallon plastic bucket in brewing? I will be using it for sparging. In other words, I will be filling the plastic bucket with boiling water to drain over the grains. So i guess all I am trying to say is will plastic affect the taste or anything? Thanks

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Old 02-11-2010, 11:58 PM   #2
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If it's not food grade....I wouldn't use it.

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