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Old 07-21-2012, 06:17 AM   #1
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I have a Morebeer stainless steel 9 gal. economy brew kettle. I have brewed 8-10 batches of beer in it over the last year or so. I noticed after my last batch that just around the "boil line" it appears to be getting pitted. There are little black dots. They are very small but I can just start to feel the roughness when I rub my hand over them. There are also very large "pit" marks where the couplers were welded in, they have been there since I purchased it. I have read that the kettle should not be cleaned with bleach, so I have kept that away from it. I always clean and dry my kettle right away after a brew day. Please help me figure this out. Thanks.
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:29 AM   #2
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Do the little black marks feel raised or indented? My kettle gets little black dots at the boil line but its just crap from my brew. I have to scrub the begeezus out of it to get them all off.

 
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:50 AM   #3
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Do the little black marks feel raised or indented? My kettle gets little black dots at the boil line but its just crap from my brew. I have to scrub the begeezus out of it to get them all off.
Ya know I really didn't notice, I will look at them when I get home, do some scrubbing and see. Thanks.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:43 AM   #4
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Bar keepers friend works well for cleaning

 
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Old 07-22-2012, 02:11 AM   #5
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thanks, I will try it.
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Old 07-22-2012, 03:48 PM   #6
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BKF powder BKF liquid not so much

 
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