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Old 08-10-2010, 11:25 PM   #1
lonejeeper
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Hey All,

I came across a 'collection' of 1 gallon bottles with the finger ring handles... but they are dirty. Some have mouse skeletons in them.

How would you sanitize them?

So far I have them soaking in a hot water and bleach, and they've cleaned up real well... what else might you do?

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Old 08-10-2010, 11:33 PM   #2

Just so you know... if they have screw on tops, they're no good for bottling. Those types of growlers won't hold carbonation.

I would throw the ones out that had mouse bones in them. The rest can be soaked in oxyclean or PBW for a few days and rinsed.


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Old 08-10-2010, 11:46 PM   #3
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i should have clarified: i would use these for brewing wine, so bubblers, not screw tops.

what's PBW ? PBR i know of, and it really cleans me out, but PBW...

 
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Old 08-11-2010, 04:51 AM   #4

powdered brewery wash. It's a cleaning powder used for breweries.
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