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LaurieGator

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I use vodka in case a little bit gets sucked back into the fermenting beverage, but I have also heard people using diluted star-san solution and water...
 

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People have mixed opinions about this. Some swear by vodka whereas others simply use water. Bottom line = As long as your airlock has one of the two in it you should be okay. Just don't fill it up with gasoline, windex, or motor oil.
 

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PatMac, you forgot rubbing alcohol. ;)

I use StarSan in mine. It's always mixed when I need to fill an airlock and if it goes in the beer no big deal. Plain water can get a little gunky but Star San stays good for a long time.
 

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People have mixed opinions about this. Some swear by vodka whereas others simply use water. Bottom line = As long as your airlock has one of the two in it you should be okay. Just don't fill it up with gasoline, windex, or motor oil.
I figured some good ol motor oil would give my beer kind of rustic flavor.....damn guys that ideas out the window:cross:
 
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