Help, I stained my bathtub! - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Help, I stained my bathtub!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-03-2007, 09:22 PM   #1
1fastdoc
Recipes 
 
Nov 2006
Winston-Salem, NC
Posts: 74
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts



A couple people gave me a case of empties and I put them in our master bathtub with some bleach to sanitize them and take the labels off. They were probably in the tub for a couple weeks.

Well, today I finally got around to getting the bottles out and there is a black rim around the water line and the tub is stained a purplish black -- except where the individual bottles sat.

SWMBO is not pleased. Taking the Mr. Clean abrasive sponges to it did nothing. The tub is your garden variety plastic type.

How can I get this stain off??
__________________
Primary: Roasty ESB, Apfelwein, Pear cider
Secondary:
Bottled:Pale ale, Blackberry wheat, Ed's Apfelwein, Apfelwein (cote de blanc & splenda), Bitter, Dunkelweizen

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2007, 09:37 PM   #2
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,914
Liked 336 Times on 169 Posts


I'd soak it in Oxyclean ASAP.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2007, 09:40 PM   #3
1fastdoc
Recipes 
 
Nov 2006
Winston-Salem, NC
Posts: 74
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by EdWort
I'd soak it in Oxyclean ASAP.
Will do. By the way, I'm drinking an apfelwein right now. Good stuff.
__________________
Primary: Roasty ESB, Apfelwein, Pear cider
Secondary:
Bottled:Pale ale, Blackberry wheat, Ed's Apfelwein, Apfelwein (cote de blanc & splenda), Bitter, Dunkelweizen

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2007, 09:42 PM   #4
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,914
Liked 336 Times on 169 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by 1fastdoc
Will do. By the way, I'm drinking an apfelwein right now. Good stuff.
Thanks. Make sure SWMBO gets at least 3 glasses. It will make the stain disappear (at least temporarily )

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2007, 10:20 PM   #5
1fastdoc
Recipes 
 
Nov 2006
Winston-Salem, NC
Posts: 74
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


I owe you a case my friend. Oxyclean, hot water and a scrub brush left it cleaner than it was before the bottles went in.

SWMBO is pleased and I'm still allowed to brew.
__________________
Primary: Roasty ESB, Apfelwein, Pear cider
Secondary:
Bottled:Pale ale, Blackberry wheat, Ed's Apfelwein, Apfelwein (cote de blanc & splenda), Bitter, Dunkelweizen

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2007, 11:19 PM   #6
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,914
Liked 336 Times on 169 Posts


Good news! Life is good! Have another Apfelwein! My Kölsch keg blew an hour ago, so I switched to the good old standby. Man that Kölsch was tasty, but this Apfelwein is fantastic on this hot day here in Austin.

Get a big Rubbermaid Tub to soak bottles in the future!

Anyone else need marriage counseling?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2007, 12:30 AM   #7
Bernie Brewer
Grouchy Old Fart
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Bernie Brewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2006
Eldorado, WI
Posts: 7,507
Liked 146 Times on 57 Posts


EdWort, the Love Doctor.........

Dr. Phil's got nuttin' on you,man!
__________________
I like to squeeze the nickle until the buffalo craps-mt rob

"Why don't we get drunk and screw?" Jimmy Buffett

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2007, 12:39 AM   #8
Fingers
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
Fingers's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2007
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba
Posts: 4,216
Liked 45 Times on 36 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by 1fastdoc
They were probably in the tub for a couple weeks.

And you found them when you took your monthly bath?

__________________
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2007, 12:46 AM   #9
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,914
Liked 336 Times on 169 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Bernie Brewer
EdWort, the Love Doctor.........

Dr. Phil's got nuttin' on you,man!

ROFLMAO!!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2007, 06:45 AM   #10
Speranza
Recipes 
 
May 2007
Nashville, TN
Posts: 86
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


couple weeks?!?! Damn about 4-5 hours in a bucket with some Oxyclean makes my bottles sparkle. Except that damn Bud Light.... I knew I shouldn't of taken that bottle home... Its got some shrink wrap kinda label on it .
__________________
Tiny bubbles... In my beer... Makes me happy... Makes me want to cheer!

 
Reply With Quote


Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bathory Bathtub Ale DeathBrewer Recipes/Ingredients 19 05-02-2009 01:31 AM
Bathtub has a leaky drain :( bernerbrau Equipment/Sanitation 16 09-21-2008 02:45 AM
Bathtub drain help RodfatherX General Chit Chat 1 06-18-2008 10:53 PM
Bathtub wort chiller Cregar Equipment/Sanitation 14 05-06-2008 12:04 AM
Stained Somerville General Techniques 2 05-21-2006 05:05 PM


Forum Jump