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Re: cleaning
« Reply #30 on: January 15, 2010, 03:19:15 PM »
I didn't know there was a liquid version.  Have you used the both, Don, so you could compare them for us?
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Re: cleaning
« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2010, 03:22:08 PM »
What are you channeling Billy Mays?

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Just helping him R.I.P.  ;D

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Re: cleaning
« Reply #32 on: January 15, 2010, 03:25:00 PM »
Oxyclean and BKF for cleaning.  Iodophor and Star-San for sanitizers.

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Re: cleaning
« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2010, 03:26:16 PM »
Apparently to no avail . . .  :'(
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Re: cleaning
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2010, 03:26:33 PM »
For cleaning I use whatever dishwasher detergent we currently have in the house. I found that to be fairly effective.

suprising. 

I am always nervous that no matter how much I rinse, the oils from the soap will remain.

About 10 years ago, dishwasher soap was a favorite among homebrewers.  I don't recall anyone ever having anything negative to say about it.
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Re: cleaning
« Reply #35 on: January 15, 2010, 04:57:31 PM »
About 10 years ago, dishwasher soap was a favorite among homebrewers.  I don't recall anyone ever having anything negative to say about it.

so why aren't you using it?  ;)
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Re: cleaning
« Reply #36 on: January 15, 2010, 06:07:43 PM »
Because I like Oxiclean and PBW so well that I don't have any incentive to change....it's the pragmatic way!  :)
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Re: cleaning
« Reply #37 on: January 15, 2010, 09:21:53 PM »
OxyClean, StarSan, and Barkeeper's Friend


Same here.

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Re: cleaning
« Reply #38 on: January 16, 2010, 11:40:56 AM »
Ox i clean, Starsan and a scotch no-scratch sponge, (the blue one) The sponge is mostly
to clean the hop mess at the top of the boil kettle at the end of the brew day, and the occaional
malt that gets glued to the bottom of the kettle.
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Re: cleaning
« Reply #39 on: January 17, 2010, 08:14:58 PM »
I use regular old dish soap to clean everything immediately on brew day. Since it is not unscented (does anyone know where to get unscented dish soap?), I'm sure to rinse well. At some point, afterwards, I will also soak everything but the kettles in Oxiclean to make sure there is nothing left on them.

I keep a plastic tote of Star San on hand to sanitize everything, discarding it as soon as it starts turning cloudy.

I have some Barkeeper's Friend, but I haven't tried it yet on my kettles. I works well on my stovetop though.