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    Grok replied to the thread GUTEN.
    Did a brew the other day, all was going well when suddenly lights out in the Guten on ramp up to boil at about 85C, no warning, just...
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    Grok reacted to Grmblz's post in the thread Fermzilla with Like Like.
    I commented mid last year about a patchy "cloudiness" on the KL Q&A thread, never got a response, and it's still there and I can't get...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    OK, lets see, yes I have RTFM, and guess what those products are if you care to look under the covers! Super Kill Ethyl Sanitizer Spray...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    In any case probably a topic for another thread (pressure fermenting). I'm more interested in this at the moment, has anybody got this...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    So....what is bottling then, if not exactly the same process all be it on a small individual container size!
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    Grok reacted to theSeekerr's post in the thread Fermzilla with Like Like.
    German breweries have performed natural carbonation by spunding for decades. It's a completely reasonable thing to do. I'm not sure I'd...
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    Grok reacted to pauly's post in the thread Fermzilla with Like Like.
    I think this is the confusion. I'm not using it as a short cut, I have no ability to temperature control the beer because I don't have...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    After you got it off, was the surface rough or pitted, or was it back to smooth plastic?
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    I presume the lid is made of the same material, but I don't know, I didn't make it! I have soaked the bottom flange and valve in warm...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    you seriously think I'd use a used dunny brush....lol :fallingoffchair: This issue isn't about scratches in the plastic, it's about...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    I don't use scourers on plastic, either a sponge or cotton cloth, or brush bristles. I actually bought a new dunny brush for this...
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    I see your surfaces are a little blemished as well, how does it feel when you touch it?
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    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    Beer has Phosphoric acid in it naturally, coke drink is loaded with it, if the plastic is that sensitive, it ought to be labelled as such.
  • Grok
    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    Any chance of pics so I can compare? I have done about 8 brews in mine.
  • Grok
    Grok replied to the thread Fermzilla.
    I doubt it, check the MSDS on these products: Stellerclean: Silicates, Oxidizing agents, Phosphates, and Surfactants and Sodium...
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