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Old 01-20-2013, 08:00 PM   #1
Jan 2012
Toronto, Ontario
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After infecting my last batch I filled my primary and threw in my equipment with a little too much oxt clean (probably half a cup into 5 gallons). I rinsed everything a few times and got the smell out (its original oxy clean) of everything. My tubing doesn't smell but it looks cloudy now, should I just buy new stuff or is it fine? I'm thinking of running some water through it and tasting for any chemically flavours.
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:08 PM   #2
Oct 2012
Jefferson City, MO
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It's not a bad practice to replace tubing every once in awhile anyway. I'm due to get some ordered myself. Tubing is cheaper than an infected batch of brew.

Primary - Big Pale Citra Ale (AG)(1.063)
Secondary - Bitter (AG)
Bottled - Best Bitter, Bitter, SNPA clone
On deck - Tank #7 clone.

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Old 01-21-2013, 02:27 AM   #3
Feb 2008
Raleigh, NC
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If the tubing is relatively new, a soak in Star San should clear it up. If not, just replace it.

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Old 01-21-2013, 03:13 AM   #4
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The tubing is fine.

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Old 01-21-2013, 03:16 AM   #5
Feb 2012
Pittsburgh, Pa
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tubing should be fine, but it is good advise to replace it every so often
Primary: cabernet sauvignon, El dorado pale
Seconday: Golding abbey, Flanders Red, Cocoa IPA, S.C.A. IPA
Bottled: Golding kolsch, Raspberry Mead, Berlinner Weisse, Caliente Pale ale, Amarillo/Citra wheat
Kegged empty

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Old 01-21-2013, 03:42 AM   #6
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Its fine, ive used it many times like this and had no issues.

That said now when a tube gets like that i move it to mash tun duty, as in its only touching wort before the boil so i dont really care as long as its clear of debris and grime.

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