VWP cleaner left in kegs, literally years, will they still be OK?

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VWP cleaner left in kegs, literally years, will they still be OK?

Post by Wozboy » Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:03 am

I've left VWP cleaner in my kegs for literally years as I've had a break from brewing due to work etc. I'm reading this can be bad for stainless steel so, are they still safe to use if I strip them down clean them with a fresh batch of vwp cleaner and chemsan everything? I'm hoping so but would be interested to know if anybody has had any bad experiences from doing this? I don't want to waste a brew but I also don't want to pay for new kegs if these are still OK.Any comments gratefully received as always, thanks.

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VWP cleaner left in kegs, literally years, will they still be OK?

Post by LeeH » Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:06 am

Clean them out then see what they look like. If they appear free from damage they probably will be.


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Re: VWP cleaner left in kegs, literally years, will they still be OK?

Post by mark14 » Wed May 27, 2020 7:46 pm

is it the one we see being sprayed every place without worry of it getting in a glass beer or do we have to clean it off, cheers

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Re: VWP cleaner left in kegs, literally years, will they still be OK?

Post by Jocky » Wed May 27, 2020 8:33 pm

No, that’s Starsan/Chemsan.
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