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Old 01-18-2011, 12:48 AM   #1
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Just wondering if any of you guys have a method/chemical you use for cleaning krausen off the top of the better bottle? I dont want to scratch it and swirling a wash rag in it is only doing so much. I took a coat hanger and balled up a wash rag around it, zip tied it in place and tried that. Not the best method either.

ANy suggestions would be great. I have it full of bleach water soaking until one of you guys grant me some clarity of thought here.

Thank you in advance. If you're ever in Lexington, KY maybe we can trade some brews.

 
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Old 01-18-2011, 01:02 AM   #2
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Pbw.

 
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Old 01-18-2011, 01:03 AM   #3
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oxy clean
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Old 01-18-2011, 01:13 AM   #4
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Terrific. I'll get right to it...... when I get the time...........
Thank you!

 
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Old 01-18-2011, 01:40 AM   #5
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I soak all of my fermenters overnight in Oxyclean and then rinse them out and they're always perfectly clean.

 
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Old 01-18-2011, 01:41 AM   #6
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Oxyclean and hot water and a jet bottle/carboy rinser.
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Old 01-18-2011, 04:35 AM   #7
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Oxyclean has never failed me. Works every time!

 
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:01 AM   #8
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Oxiclean Free (no dyes or perfume) works great. Don't use a super strong solution, BB says about 0.5 % by weight of PBW, and I assume Oxiclean would be similar.

http://www.better-bottle.com/technical.html

click on the Wash/Sanitize button for more info.

 
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:14 AM   #9
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I use oxy clean free for an overnight soak, then if needed I drain and swirl a clean washcloth around in it with a small amount of hot water
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:11 AM   #10
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I agree.

Hot water, oxyclean, let it soak upside down, then shake the crap out of it.

 
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