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Re^4: I usually boil water for tea using a(n) ...

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on Feb 01, 2013 at 12:21 UTC ( #1016531=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread I usually boil water for tea using a(n) ...

IF you can get pure citric acid (as opposed to lemon juice which tends to be watered down and expensive) that should be more effective as it has a lower pH value, 2 versus 3 for vinegar.

When I went looking for an alternative to the 4.50 for 2 applications kettle defurrer product that my wife had been using as seems to be responsible for rotting the rubber seal on the kettle but barely seemed to touch the chalk, I found brown malt vinegar was available in 5 liter containers wholesale for 3.00. We've been using it twice a week for over a year and its still 1/2 full.

Dunno what it tastes like, but who cares :)

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