Sanitizing Overnight?

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KBrewG

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I am using C-brite to sanitize my equipment and had planned on mixing a solution and just letting everything soak overnight, but I have read many instructions that say to soak for 20 mins or so.

Is that just a minimum soak time or is there a reason that I shouldn't do a overnight soak?
 

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I don't think C-Brite is really a great sanitizer. I would reconsider and go with StarSan or Iodophor so you don't have to worry about soak times or rinsing. 20 - 30 second contact will take care of pretty much everything.
 
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Yeah...after reading more here definitely thinking that in the future I'll switch to StarSan. Already decided to order a Vinator as well.
 

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You will be very happy with both Star San and a Vinator. Bottle trees are pretty handy too. Bottling usually takes us about 30 minutes using Star San, Vinator, and a big bottle tree.
 
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