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Old 07-26-2009, 08:05 PM   #1
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I'm still amazed how comforting it is to have the bubbling of an airlock in the background!

Some people get little fountains or special alarm-clocks which make ocean wave sounds or whatever. Me, I have a carboy on the kitchen counter bubbling away most of the time.

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:08 PM   #2
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I agree, there are moments when I just sit down and watch all my locks bubble like a proud papa

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:13 PM   #3
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I like it to. Also a big bennie is when SWMBO starts saying "Did you fart" I can blame the Apfelwein or the lager ....

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:14 PM   #4
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You know you are a brewer when you can't sleep without the reassuring blub-blub, blub-blub

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:35 PM   #5
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I usually can't wait for the bubbling to slow down so I don't have to be paranoid all the time "what's the temp at? 10 minutes later, What's the temp at?"

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:36 PM   #6
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You know you are a brewer when you can't sleep without the reassuring blub-blub, blub-blub
And you know you're a veteran when you savor the silence because you use aluminum foil...
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:00 PM   #7
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I'm going to move to foil for my next batch, but I really am going to miss that sound.

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Old 07-27-2009, 11:39 PM   #8
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It's like a heart beat, a new life... A new creation... And You Created It!

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Old 07-27-2009, 11:56 PM   #9
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I agree with you for once Evan! I don't use airlocks anymore, and I primary in blind buckets now too. It seems some of the sensualities of brewing have left me but I'm fine with it.

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Old 07-27-2009, 11:59 PM   #10
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Yo, Wenvalley..That was beautifully stated man. A new life indeed!

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