New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:27 pm

Just got a Italian floor corker to day from More Beer. There is oil in the iris where the cork goes. How do I prep the corker? Do I just wip oil off spray with starsan and cork? Any tips
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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:54 pm

Any cork soakers out there?


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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:40 pm

I have heard of soaking corks but know nothing about it.
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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:42 pm

I am corking sours with Belgium corks and bottles. Just fyi
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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:04 pm

I'd wipe down any part that will touch the cork, or lip of the bottle, with rubbing alcohol, to dissolve the excess oil.
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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Fri Mar 06, 2015 10:36 am

Rubbing alcohol to dissolve oil. Love it.
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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Fri Mar 06, 2015 10:43 am

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Re: New to corking. Oil in corker iris?

Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:18 pm

That humidifier is a great idea.
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