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Old 10-21-2012, 04:13 AM   #1
Sep 2012
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Seeing as I don't have a bottle drying rack how can I make sure that the bottles are completely dry (if they need to be) ?

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Old 10-21-2012, 04:15 AM   #2
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Denver, CO
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What are you using to sanitize? If its a no rinse like Star San there is no need to dry. Dump them out and fill with beer, cap, repeat.

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Old 10-21-2012, 07:33 AM   #3
Oct 2012
tempe, az
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What he said ^^^
But maybe try the oven tek for sanitizing . If your really concerned about them being dry well... they'll definitely be dry after baking in the oven!!

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Old 10-21-2012, 05:46 PM   #4
Oct 2012
Naperville, IL
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I use Iodophor, an no rinse iodine solution to sanitize. If you use something like that or star san, they are no rinse and its ok if there are a few drops still on the bottle. Just get dump as much out as you can then fill em up!
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:57 PM   #5
Mar 2012
, MA
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With Iodophor or Star San, not only is it OK if they're still wet w/ sanitizer, it's required for the bottles to stay sanitized!

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