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Chiller question
« on: June 25, 2011, 03:22:32 PM »
Does  anybody have concerns about maybe missing some oxidation on their chilled and getting it in their beer?
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Re: Chiller question
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2011, 04:31:06 PM »
I assume you are talking about the copper oxidation on the wort chiller.

 After use I rinse and hang up to dry. Back in the next brew ~ 15 minutes to finish. Any oxidation gets cleaned off at that time.
 
 Yeast like copper.

 Too many other things to worry about.
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Re: Chiller question
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2011, 04:51:03 PM »
Isn't that green stuff highly toxic?
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Re: Chiller question
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2011, 05:06:13 PM »
We have hashed out that on this forum several time before.

 If its green, a little vinegar will take it off. If its just tarnished to a golden brown, let it go.

 Hanging up to dry and keeping it that way is the key. It doesn't have to be shinney enough to attract a monkey every time.
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Re: Chiller question
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2011, 08:59:38 AM »
Isn't that green stuff highly toxic?

Yeas, although it can be removed.
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