Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Got a hose infected
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-26-2012, 03:31 AM   #1
dpalme
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: St. Charles, Missouri
Posts: 388
Liked 7 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default Got a hose infected

I inadvertently left a hose sitting in a kettle of water outside by mistake.....there was some mold and yellow discoloring on the inside.....

I brought it in the house and put it in some very hot water with some dish soap, I know that's not the final cleaning but the dishsoap should loosen the crap so I can get it out.....

I was going to toss it in some brewers wash next and then run some idophor through the hose for sanitizing purposes...

Any objections to this or should I consider tossing it?


dpalme is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 03:37 AM   #2
wormraper
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 509
Liked 24 Times on 24 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dpalme View Post
I inadvertently left a hose sitting in a kettle of water outside by mistake.....there was some mold and yellow discoloring on the inside.....

I brought it in the house and put it in some very hot water with some dish soap, I know that's not the final cleaning but the dishsoap should loosen the crap so I can get it out.....

I was going to toss it in some brewers wash next and then run some idophor through the hose for sanitizing purposes...

Any objections to this or should I consider tossing it?
I'd get a new hose, those things are what... $2 or so? go to a pet store or supply store and get some clear plastic hosing.


wormraper is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 03:39 AM   #3
stevefromga2000
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: moody, alabama
Posts: 28
Default

I agree. It is always better to be safe than sorry. A $2 hose vs. possibly losing an entire batch of beer, I'll take a new hose any day of the week.
stevefromga2000 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 03:43 AM   #4
kpr121
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kpr121's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 3,115
Liked 122 Times on 106 Posts
Likes Given: 162

Default

What type of hose are we talking here? If its a silicone hose used for hot wort transfers, keep it (any bacteria will be killed by running boiling water through it). If its just a vinyl tubing used for racking and such, yes toss it and buy new, thats cheap.
__________________
Ferm Chamber on top of Keezer / Through Wall / All in One Build


Primary: Two Hearted Clone[B]
Secondary: Table Red Wine, Table White Wine
Kegged:Oberon Clone, "Campfire" Hoppy Red Ale, Brown Trout Stout, Cider
Bottled: Random stuff(Cider, Mead, Wines)
Bulk Aging: Red wine, Blueberry "Brandy"
Up Next: Citra Blonde, Kolsch, IPA, IPA, IPA
kpr121 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 03:46 AM   #5
Special Hops
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kanatenah
Posts: 1,430
Liked 22 Times on 20 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Get a new hose. They are cheap. not worth infecting your next batch.
__________________
KANATENAH BREWERY
On Tap:Foreign Extra Stout, ESB
Fermenting: Fools Gold IIPA
Up Next: Oatmeal Stout
Special Hops is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 04:21 AM   #6
dpalme
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: St. Charles, Missouri
Posts: 388
Liked 7 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

That's what I figured,

Thanks guys


dpalme is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is it infected? jaylakejr Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 02-28-2012 02:22 AM
Is this infected? NOISEpollution Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 22 02-16-2012 04:10 PM
infected, what to do? WIMARIPA Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 01-29-2012 09:05 PM
Infected (I think) boomtown25 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 06-19-2011 07:46 PM
Infected? electronjunkie Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 9 05-19-2010 11:14 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS