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Old 08-07-2012, 11:33 PM   #21
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If you use a bucket for a sour beer you never can really use it for anything else...

Glass is a different story... it cann be cleaned... I would fill it with cold water, put in some oxyclean and forget about it...

When you revisit it you will reinse it with hot tap water, fill it Starsan and forget about it for a few days... cover it, (no light) seal it... and you can use the StarSan for something else if you want...

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Old 08-08-2012, 12:30 AM   #22
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You know the other thing I was thinking is if you suspect your CFC, you could make up a small batch of starter wort and run it through your CFC into a sterile jar or flask and see if it grows the same funk. That's where I'm putting my money.

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Old 08-08-2012, 04:08 AM   #23
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I just ran hot bleach through the cfc on a pump loop for an hour. And it did let loose a bit of funky looking stuff. I guess my running of warm water through the process side immediately after use was not doing the job.

In regards to the air I usually cut the air while racking and spray the exterior of the bucket with sanitizer before opening.
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