Tips to properly install a bung into a carboy

We all want all of our beer brewing equipment to be sanitized.  However, many sanitizers make the surface of our equipment very slippery.  This is a problem when you're ready to install a bung into a carboy full of fermenting brew.  The bung can just work itself back out of the top of the carboy.  Pushing the bung in too far can also cause it to fall into your brew.  So what do you do?

YOU DRY IT OFF before installing it.  You should also dry off the inside of the mouth of the carboy.  This should create enough friction for the bung to stay in place.  Alternatively, you can use some cheap vodka to sanitize these parts only.  The alcohol will not create a slippery surface and it will also dry quickly.


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