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Brew Strong Sanitation

Brew Strong Covers Sanitation

Broadcast Date: 2009-01-05 19:00:00

Running time: 01:34:17

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In this episode of Brew Strong Jamil and John Palmer cover the all important processes of sanitation in brewing. To help clarify all the techniques and chemicals that can be used, Jon Herskovits of Five Star Chemicals joins the program.
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Love the Starsan by Jesse J, May 03, 2011
Dont Fear the Foam!! Gold smilies/cheesy.gif
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CraigTube by Craig, May 02, 2012
All this talk about StarSan, and one question never got addressed. I made a batch of StarSan with my good quality tap water and it went cloudy within 30 minutes. After a week, it was very cloudy, but still had a PH of 2.0 . John said it had to be clear as well. Why?
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Clean after brewing or before brewing by Luke, June 11, 2012
Or both?
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To CraigTube by Luke, June 11, 2012
It is cloudy because of the alkalinity of the water. The starsan phosphoric acid drops the PH but the water hardness can remain.
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@CraigTube by Luke, June 11, 2012
I think John was just saying that his water was hard and the starsan was confirming that with the cloudiness.
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