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Old 04-21-2010, 02:32 AM   #1
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Ok so I've got a few brews under my belt and my product is getting better. But I hate taking large samples of my beer or wort to float a hydrometer and I needed a little better control of my process so I got a compensated refractometer. My question is, when taking multiple samples how do you clean the prisim between samples? I have been rinsing and drying with a soft paper towel, or sometimes just wiping off with a paper towel to get a new reading of the same or different wort. Is that the way to do it? I can't think of a better way, I was hoping maybe somebody had a really clever method.
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Old 04-21-2010, 02:36 AM   #2
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I would say a clean damp soft paper towel.

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Old 04-21-2010, 02:40 AM   #3
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I just use whatever wet rag I have laying around. As long as it isn't caked with dirt or anything abrasive it will be fine.

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