How do you sanitize a large stainless steel tank?

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jmezza
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How do you sanitize a large stainless steel tank?

Post by jmezza » Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:29 pm

I'm really excited this season because I just received my MoreWine 100L variable volume stainless steel tank.

However, I am wondering how to effectively sanitize it. :roll:

Anyone have any ideas?

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Post by catsdrinkbeer » Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:31 pm

Use starsan, that's what I use on my stainless kegs, after I clean them with PBW.

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Post by BrewBum » Mon Sep 10, 2007 6:26 am

I would guess this is a primary fermentor?

I would clean it very good and use Star San if you want but that is going to get expensive. I would sulphite it, which is what you are going to do with grapes anyway and it is relatively cheap.
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Post by Crazy Run Ranch » Fri Sep 28, 2007 11:38 pm

I use either TSP followed by citric acid or Proxy Clean on mine.
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