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Old 07-02-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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My wife is the demanding that we cook lobsters in my brew kettle because it will fit like 10 of them at once.... will this be detrimental to my beer?


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Old 07-02-2012, 04:21 PM   #2
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Just wash it well after words ... I use mine for boiling large quantities of corn on the cob when family/friends are over. I just use some Oxiclean free to wash it very well and the rinse it very well


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Old 07-02-2012, 04:22 PM   #3
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I'm no expert but I don't see why it would. A good scrub right after to limit any odors followed by standard cleaning- PBW & Starsan, etc will finish off any lingering odors I imagine...

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:22 PM   #4
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Make a beer with the lobsters!

Dogfish Head Choc Lobster

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:40 PM   #5
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I'm no expert but I don't see why it would. A good scrub right after to limit any odors followed by standard cleaning- PBW & Starsan, etc will finish off any lingering odors I imagine...
I'd say the Starsan would just be a waste, no need to sanitize a kettle. Just wash it like it's any other dish and it'll be fine.

The only pots/pans I have that carry over flavors from one meal to another are my cast iron skillets...

To directly answer the question in the title of the thread: no it's not safe, they can pinch you

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:45 PM   #6
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I did it on Valentine's day. No ill effects, although it does take a good scrub to get the nasty brown stuff and any scalded seaweed off of the bottom.

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:49 PM   #7
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You are going to need a bigger mill for this.

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Old 07-02-2012, 04:54 PM   #8
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You are going to need a bigger mill for this.
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:55 PM   #9
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As long as you are not boiling the lobsters in a batch of beer, you should be fine.

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:56 PM   #10
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As long as you are not boiling the lobsters in a batch of beer, you should be fine.
Not according to Dogfish Head.



 
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