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Brewing my porter
« on: December 09, 2018, 12:44:23 PM »

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Re: Brewing my porter
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2018, 09:06:11 PM »
Nice video.

Brewing in the northeast of the USA in the winter (or any place it's cold right now) is a challenge.

Draining garden hoses after each use so they don't freeze solid is a must (although my kids always forgot).

And the major wash of the mashtun and the BK need to wait until a warmer day.  I typically fill them with PBW and keep them in the garage until the air temps are above freezing during the day.  Otherwise the driveway turns into a skating rink and Wifey is not happy with me.
Cheers & 17,

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Re: Brewing my porter
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2018, 07:52:33 AM »
nice video,  one thing that scared me was the bleach and vinegar,  have you used this method before? I used bleach once and it left my brew with the bandaid flavor  :(  i didnt use vinegar though but the same ratio for bleach.  cant wait for the review
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Re: Brewing my porter
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2018, 03:46:21 PM »
Well the bleach vinegar ration I found online and they says it’s just a good as StarSan. If your on a budget or in a pitch for sanitizer this method is proven to work. This is the second time doing it so I’ll see if there is any problem. Cheers!

 

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