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Old 07-09-2008, 05:26 PM   #1
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Default Lemonade: Aluminum Kettle

No one said anything i read about not using aluminum when making a lemonade clone. Made some limeade, and it completely stripped the aluminum oxide off my kettle and left it admitedly brand new clean.

But, my brew turned a darker color and I'm a tad concerned about the amount of aluminum now in it/the taste. Should this affect it to a highly noticeable degree?


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Old 07-09-2008, 05:31 PM   #2
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I would not drink that. I don't think ingesting Al is a good idea. It is your brain though. Acid and Al are not friends, as you found out.


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Old 07-09-2008, 06:11 PM   #3
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Acid and Al are not friends, as you found out.
Tell me about it! the last time i got acid from a guy named Al it...... oh...wait.... nevermind....
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Old 07-09-2008, 10:48 PM   #4
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why were you making lemonade in a brew kettle?
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:14 PM   #5
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Is chemistry no longer a high school subject?
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Old 07-10-2008, 08:45 PM   #6
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Hard lemonade.


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