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Old 02-06-2008, 11:52 PM   #1
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So all my bottles are clean and scrubbed with bleach water, should i dunk them again in the bleach water, drain, then immediately put in the dishwasher? how do you guys do it?

 
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Old 02-06-2008, 11:56 PM   #2
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Since you are using bleach water, you need to rinse with hot water and store upside down in the box with clean paper towels. I use Starsan so you don't have to rinse. It's alot less time consuming.
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Old 02-07-2008, 02:18 AM   #3
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Yes. I agree. Rinse them with hot water. When you run them in the dishwasher do not add any detergent. Just let it run with water only. The additives in dish washing soap will kill the head in your beers.
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Old 02-07-2008, 03:32 AM   #4
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And if you have different settings on the dishwasher, crank it up to full, energy "wasting", pot scrubbing, heated dry, etc.
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Old 02-07-2008, 03:40 AM   #5
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If it was me, I'd clean the bottles and just sanitize them with a no-rinse sanitizer and skip the dishwasher. It's really fast to just sanitize already clean bottles. I can sanitize and fill them faster than most people can load and run the dishwasher. Just a thought!
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Old 02-07-2008, 06:06 AM   #6
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can i get iodophor and use it as a one step sanitizer for the bottles?


 
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Old 02-07-2008, 04:25 PM   #8
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should i use a syringe or a spray bottle to coat the inside (and outside?) and then let it sit for a minute to dry (or use immediately) or just make a bucket to dunk the clean bottles in?

 
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Old 02-07-2008, 04:50 PM   #9
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Bucket and dunk. You can use your dishwasher rack as a bottle drying rack. Put them on the rack upside down and let them drain/dry. If you are going to use idophore, let them sit in the bucket for 2 mins before drying.
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Old 02-07-2008, 05:00 PM   #10
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They do make this squirt thing you invert the bottle over, and give it a couple pushes. It squirts the inside of the bottle and runs back out of the neck into the resevoir at the bottom. Then you just invert on a bottle tree (old dishwasher rack mounted to the wall) and let them drain. It works pretty good, even with grolsch bottles.
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