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Old 03-11-2013, 04:32 PM   #1
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I used the search feature, but couldn't find an answer.

I have 4 batches that need bottling (all one gallon) and they are wildly different flavors. Do I need to wash, rinse, and sanitize my bottling bucket between each batch? Or do you think rinsing it out with RO water will be good enough?
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:37 PM   #2
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I'd definitely do the sanitization step. If one of them is carrying an infection that hasn't come through yet it might transfer it to the other beers without sanitization.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:02 PM   #3
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i'd rinse & sanitize between batches. it won't take too long.
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