Starsan bottle has a crack

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I guess I could find a glass bottle? Or like any kind of plastic bottle work?
 

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Is the bottle itself leaking, or is the lid cracked? A cracked/separated lid is much more and much too common actually.
I never had trouble with the bottles myself, but the lids gave out. Then just used different lids.
Definitely store those bottles upright!

What size bottle is it?
 

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32 oz bottle but I'm sure it's years old.
Judging by the color/darkness of the concentrate it's a few years old. But just as good.

That's not a large crack. I wouldn't worry about it. My guess is it's from squeezing the bottle.

Are you really using the measuring dispenser? If not, @Jag75's fix is by far the easiest:
Or tape it if it isn't that bad of a crack
 

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I use 1/2 oz of Star San in 2.5 gal of water per batch. I usually save it in milk cartons just for 2 weeks till I keg and then toss it. This costs me 40 cents per batch. I paid 80 cents per ounce for my last 32 oz bottle which will last me 64 batches.

I am a cheapskate but I definitely don't worry about saving Star San and then wondering if my next batch will be properly sanitized with old sanitizer just to save 40 cents :).
 
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I use 1/2 oz of Star San in 2.5 gal of water per batch. I usually save it in milk cartons just for 2 weeks till I keg and then toss it. This costs me 40 cents per batch. I paid 80 cents per ounce for my last 32 oz bottle which will last me 64 batches.

I am a cheapskate but I definitely don't worry about saving Star San and then wondering if my next batch will be properly sanitized with old sanitizer just to save 40 cents :).
Great point, and I have already purchased more. ;-)
 
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