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Old 10-20-2012, 03:32 PM   #1
Nov 2008
Ashby Ma
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Going to be adding a vanilla bean and cinnamon stick to my pumpkin ale when fermentation ends. My question is should I soak them in vodka to santize them or is ok to just put them in the bucket when fermentaion ends?
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:11 PM   #2
Feb 2012
Cowpens, SC
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I would definitely sanitize them one way or another. There's no telling what's been on them. You could use some dark rum as well. I bet that would be great with pumpkin. Just be sure to use enough booze to cover everything in whatever container you use.

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Old 10-20-2012, 05:04 PM   #3
Dec 2011
chatham, il
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Mine are sitting in Irish Whisky!

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Old 10-20-2012, 05:08 PM   #4
Oct 2012
Kingston, Ontario
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Just use Vodka. It is neutral and will slightly disolve the vanilla. Then pour everything into the container.

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