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I just knocked over a bottle of Blue Moon reaching for my phone, probably got ~6fl oz on my desk + a little bit under the spacebar of my Das. I understand the Das is somewhat German. I am half German, and I don't care much for blue moon, but my roommate left it in the fridge. Will my Das mind a little taste?
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post #2 of 20
Better question is, is the beer okay?
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Here's a list of Do's and Don'ts from the Das website:

Do’s

To clean the enclosure and the top of the keys, use a slightly humid, 100% cotton cloth (like an old t-shirt) or -- even better -- a microfiber cloth. If your keyboard is especially dirty, you can use a drop of isopropyl alcohol or a tiny, little drop of diluted liquid soap. Don't apply undiluted soap or alcohol directly on the cloth.
Remove the small key caps(e.g. letters, numbers, not the space bar, return, etc...).
Place the keyboard upside-down and shake it so the DCS falls out from between the keys.
Use a brush and compressed air (don't shake the can) to remove the DCS.
You can also disassemble the enclosure for better access but this will void the warranty.

Don’ts

So now you know the do's. Here are the don’ts. These will void the warranty for sure.
Don't remove the large key caps, because they are extremely hard to put back in place.
Don't immerse the keyboard in a liquid.
While dishwashers serve a good cause, they are not recommended for our keyboards.

My recommendation would be to unplug it, let it dry, and get used to the smell of stale beer emanating from your spacebar. Oh, and enjoy a nice local microbrew, not something made by Coors.
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post #4 of 20
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Originally Posted by Sturdius View Post
My recommendation would be to unplug it, let it dry, and get used to the smell of stale beer emanating from your spacebar. Oh, and enjoy a nice local microbrew, not something made by Coors.
haha I totally agree, roommate works for coors/coke distributor though.

You have no idea how much Coors Light I've had to drink
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post #5 of 20
Suck your desk. Blue moon is too special to waste.
post #6 of 20
I agree OP blue moon is gross. I would carefully use some rubbing alcohol around the space bar on a q tip
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I agree OP blue moon is gross. I would carefully use some rubbing alcohol around the space bar on a q tip
blue Moon, do this and drink the rubbing alcohol afterwards, it will taste better
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post #8 of 20
hey now, there is nothing wrong with blue moon.

true, not the greatest out there.. but it's better than most of the piss beer they sell (like god awful corona)

next time grab yourself a hitochino white ale. my god that beer is wonderful or a rogue hazelnut brown.

oh yeah, about the keyboard. throw it away and buy the one im selling
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I'm now sipping a local brew and blowing the fumes on the das and it's working fine.
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I'm trying to find the right balance between Blue Moon and Fat Tire right now. The former is too light, while the latter is too bitter.
    
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