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Old 11-16-2010, 06:49 AM   #1
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Hey guys, quick question.

My blonde ale had a very vigorous fermentation and I needed to quickly prevent a fermenter-bomb so I used my siphon tube as a blowoff tube. Placed it in a glass of star-san.

However I want to keg 2 batches tomorrow morning before work, and forgot about it. Can i wash/rinse/sanatize that tubing and reuse it for my siphon? It's a little discolored on the end (where it was submerged in star-san), and has some gunk from the krausen that overflowed, but it should still be sanatized from before, correct?

Is it safe?

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Old 11-16-2010, 09:17 AM   #2
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Yes it's safe. Should probably soak it in oxyclean to dissolve the gunk though, then rinse thoroughly with hot water, then sanitize with StarSan before using.
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