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Old 07-20-2012, 01:01 AM   #1
Feb 2008
Columbus, OH
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I had a blowoff tube from my carboy into a bucket of starsan solution.
When I dropped the fridge to layering temps, the starsan siphoned back into the carboy. I estimate that there was about 1/3 gallon of starsan siphoned into 5.5 gallons of beer.

Is this batch a goner?

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Old 07-20-2012, 01:11 AM   #2
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Jul 2011
Warminster, Pa
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That much StarSan solution, IMHO will likely hurt the yeasties, a lot. I'd hate to find out two weeks later that it did. Sorry bro.

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Old 07-20-2012, 01:12 AM   #3
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i wouldn't worry about it.

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Old 07-20-2012, 01:13 AM   #4
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StarSan can be used to wash yeast for reusing yeast batch to batch... you'll be fine.
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