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Old 01-28-2013, 02:13 AM   #1
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Bought a 32 oz spray bottle. Was going to fill witg starsan solution and realized i only need 1/20 of an oz per instructions. Is it ok to go stronger. How do you measure it when filling a spray bottle


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Old 01-28-2013, 02:15 AM   #2
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~1/4 tsp. is what I use for a quart of water.


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Old 01-28-2013, 02:23 AM   #3
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I make 5 gallons @ a time. I use a water jug and the water out of my bil dehumidifier (distilled). I have had the same 5 gallons for over a year.

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I heard somewhere that the acids in StarSan will start to break down after about 3 weeks in solution. Doesn't really make sense but I usually just refill my spray bottle everytime I brew and take it from the 5 gallons I make for my fermenter. I would definitely recommend following the dilution instruction (1 oz/5 gal)
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If you use distilled water, it's pH will stay under 3 (effective range) longer.
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I weigh it out with the same scale I use for my hops that weighs in 0.01 grams (lab grade scale, thanks to my job), and if you overshoot that is ok too.
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For standard dilution it is 1.5ml/cc per 32oz. I use a syringe without the needle to measure.
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Bought a 32 oz spray bottle. Was going to fill witg starsan solution and realized i only need 1/20 of an oz per instructions. Is it ok to go stronger. How do you measure it when filling a spray bottle
1 oz per 5 gallons... adjust per your needs
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STAR SAN WATER
1 OZ OR 2 TBSPNS in 5 GALLONS
1/2 OZ OR 1 TBSPN in 2.5 GALLONS
0.166 oz OR 1 tsp in 3 qrts +1 1/3 cup
0.833 OZ OR 1/2 tsp in 6 2/3 cups
0.041 oz OR 1/4 tsp in 3 1/3 cup
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For standard dilution it is 1.5ml/cc per 32oz. I use a syringe without the needle to measure.
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I use a medicine dropper similar to what we use to give the kids liquid Tylenol. It is hard to measure 1.5ml, so I use 2ml.


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