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Mar 3, 2005 02:45 PM

How do you sterilize a gallon bucket?

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Like if you're making pickles or flavored wines?

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  1. Bleach and water or you can purchase a commercial product from a restaurant supply store or a store that sells commercial cleaning products.

    1. If the container is stainless steel, you should use a product like One Step. It's environmentally friendly and doesn't require rinsing, but I always do. Available at home brew shops.

      1. See the selections available below. I'm not sure which one I've purchased from them in the past- the store is right near me and the clerks are very helpful, I just bought what they recommended.

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