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Old 09-25-2011, 02:52 PM   #1
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Default Use stained aluminum pot?

Bought a new 32qt aluminum pot and boiled some water in it to put a layer of oxidation on it. Now it's half black inside where the water was. Can I brew as is without risk of off flavors or do I need to clean the black off?
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Old 09-25-2011, 03:21 PM   #2
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The black coating is aluminum oxide, that is what you want, and why you boiled the water. Yes...use it.
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Old 09-25-2011, 03:23 PM   #3
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haha yep. Sorry. The "stain" is what you were trying to get by boiling it. You are safe.
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Old 09-25-2011, 05:38 PM   #4
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Great. Thanks guys.
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