All it takes is a spec of something in the bottle to spoil the beer. Always soak bottles in hot Cascade (R) dishwasher detergent which is caustic and then rinse well and inspect for any debris. Just before you bottle soak the bottles and the caps in Starsan sanitizer "do not rinse". Fill as normal using sanitized equipment.
Fermentor 1: Bill's House Ale II, Fermentor 2: German Helles, Fermentor 3: Bill's Schworzbier (Black Bier)
Tap 1: Bill's House Ale II, Tap 2: German Hefewizen, Tap 3: Nut Brown Ale
Future Brews: Stone IPA Clone, Blonde Ale, Budvar Clone, Newcastle Clone
New toy: Blichmann 27 gallon fermentor
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