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Old 07-20-2008, 10:02 PM   #1
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Any suggestions for detergent to use to clean Better Bottle Carboys?

Can I use oxy clean? or unscented dishwashing detergent?

Ive seen this page:

http://www.better-bottle.com/technic...ing_right.html

but it wasnt clean on if i could use those detergents.

thanks...

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Old 07-20-2008, 10:28 PM   #2
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A soak in Oxiclean Free will work great. So will hot tap water with Powdered Brewery Wash (PBW). Don't use water hotter than what you tap can put out. It's not necessary and can damage the bottle.

I don't recommend any detergents.

 
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Old 07-21-2008, 01:49 AM   #3
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Thanks. I used oxiclean and it worked great.

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Old 07-21-2008, 04:13 AM   #4
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Be sure to rinse with hot water too. Rinse well!

 
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Old 07-21-2008, 01:27 PM   #5
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I have great luck with "Ultimate Brewery Cleaner" sold at Austin as well. The instructions say to use 1 tablespoon per gallon of water but I use 1 for my whole 6.5 gallon carboy and it works just fine as long as I do it immediately after emptying the carboy.
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Old 07-21-2008, 01:28 PM   #6
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Oxyclean keeps my betterbottles clean!!!!
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Old 07-21-2008, 03:41 PM   #7
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I clean them immediately after use and I've never needed anything more than a little bit of hot water and a cloth. Just push the cloth inside and swirl it around with a bit of hot water.
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