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Old 01-20-2008, 01:03 AM   #1
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Dropped my first hydremter tonight, I never really liked that thing anyway (read poor efficiency). Lucky I've got another one.

Oh, and to top it off, I think the beer I was kegging might be infected! Oh, well, I'll still drink it as long as it doesn't get any worse.

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Old 01-20-2008, 01:34 AM   #2
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I'm sure your new hydrometer will improve your efficiency.

Drinking and infected beer isn't all bad. Just a bit more flatulence than normal...but nothing wrong with that.

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Old 01-20-2008, 01:53 AM   #3
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I'm sure your new hydrometer will improve your efficiency.

Drinking and infected beer isn't all bad. Just a bit more flatulence than normal...but nothing wrong with that.
Thats a good idea! blame it on the beer instead of the dog....
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Old 01-20-2008, 01:57 AM   #4
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I've only been brewing for 8 months and I'm on my 4th hydrometer. I'm buying a refractometer before my next batch.

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Old 01-20-2008, 02:14 AM   #5
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I've only been brewing for 8 months and I'm on my 4th hydrometer. I'm buying a refractometer before my next batch.
Yeah... you can only break so many hydrometers before you start getting the urge to break something fancier.
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Old 01-20-2008, 03:39 PM   #6
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ahhh my lady (brew partner) broke ours last night so don't feel bad

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Old 01-21-2008, 12:11 PM   #7
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I've only been brewing for 8 months and I'm on my 4th hydrometer. I'm buying a refractometer before my next batch.
Now you will be rilly pissed when you break something expensive.
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Old 01-21-2008, 02:14 PM   #8
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I was just getting ready to post the same thing. I joined the club yesterday, along with having my baster come in two and fall into my beer it was a wonderful afternoon.

Earlier in the brew my o-ring busted in 2 so I had to use teflon tape to keep the seal. This has been one great batch of beer. If I don't have an infection I will be impressed.

At least I'm 1 steep closer to not being a newbie.

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Old 01-21-2008, 02:46 PM   #9
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*making a list of people not to let touch my hydrometer*

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