B Brite vs Star San for bottling...which to use?

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matthej

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Hi,

I will be bottling my beer tomorrow. I have both b-brite cleaner and Star San sanitizer.
I am confused on which one to use for the bottles etc tomorrow.
On my last batch, I only used b brite.

Can anyone help with this please?

Thanks!
 

rburrelli

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B-Brite is a cleaner. Starsan is sanitizer. If your bottles are clean already just use Starsan. If they need to be cleaned, use B-Brite first then rinse with Starsan.
 

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The sodium percarbonate in the B-Brite will act as a sanitizer. However it takes longer to get the same sanitizing results. Your bucket of solution won't be effective as long either. Maybe just a few hours.

If you aren't going to do your own homework on such things then stick to cleaners for cleaning and sanitizers for sanitizing.
 
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