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Old 09-29-2010, 01:49 AM   #1
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i know not to wash the glasses in the dishwasher and to hand wash them instead. but what should i use for a soap to wash my glasses so it doesn't hurt head retention? am i alright with just using dish soap and hand washing?



 
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Old 09-29-2010, 02:19 AM   #2
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I just regular dish soap and make sure I rinse them well. Works well for me.


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Old 09-29-2010, 03:21 AM   #3
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If you want billions of microscopic imperfections marring your beer drinking experience then go ahead and use regular dish soap. If you want to actually enjoy your beer then you need this. http://www.wineenthusiast.com/stem-s...asp?wfvar=varc













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Old 09-29-2010, 04:12 AM   #4
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I keep my glasses relatively clean-- that is, don't let them sit overnight with beer dregs in them. I use hot water, rinse well, and drip-dry.

If, for some reason, I don't clean the glasses immediately, I use a little baking soda in hot water with a suction-cup glass-cleaning brush in the sink. I will sometimes use chlorine bleach, but I typically don't keep that in the house.

If they are really dirty (almost never, unless a house guest puts something disgusting in a beer glass, like milk, or some other substance unfit for human adult consumption), I use PBW.

 
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Old 09-29-2010, 05:41 AM   #5
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I keep my glasses relatively clean-- that is, don't let them sit overnight with beer dregs in them. I use hot water, rinse well, and drip-dry.
pretty much exactly what I do, except for when i pass out and forget to rinse my glass out beforehand, at which point i just let it soak with hot soapy water for a bit, then rinse out
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Old 09-29-2010, 05:54 AM   #6
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I keep a spray bottle of water and vinegar near the sink. I rinse the glass and then spray the glass with the vinegar water. That seems to help get rid of the lacing/foam residue. Then a soft scrub with some dish soap and rinse well.

In all honesty, if you go with a more eco-friendly non chlorine dishwasher detergent and have soft water you can put them in the dishwasher and they will survive the experience. Of course I rarely do this. LOL

 
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:03 AM   #7
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I clean my glassware with OxyClean and a good thorough rinse.
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Old 09-29-2010, 10:04 AM   #8
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Old 09-29-2010, 11:17 AM   #9
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I use B-Brite and rinse well with hot water.
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:06 PM   #10
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I use baking soda, its cheap, and works very well.



 
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