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Old 10-31-2011, 06:09 PM   #1
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Default Is my plastic hose ok?

I started brewing about a year and a half ago, but I haven't made a batch in 6 months. I clean all my equipment before and after each use. When I went to get my plastic hose out to use there is something white on the inside. It doesn't look like mold, more like some sort of residue.

I use a no rinse sanitizer. I try to make sure everything is dry before putting it away. I ran sanitizer and water through the hose to try and remove this residue. Is my hose still safe to use or do I need to buy a new hose? Thanks.


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Old 10-31-2011, 06:27 PM   #2
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Is it a discoloration? When in doubt a couple bucks for a hose vs ruining a batch of beer...I would buy a new hose


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Old 11-01-2011, 02:51 PM   #3
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is this vinyl hose?
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Old 11-01-2011, 03:19 PM   #4
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Yes it is vinyl. Not discoloration. Its like a translucent white film.
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Old 11-01-2011, 03:25 PM   #5
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i think starsan does that


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