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Old 02-08-2011, 08:34 PM   #1
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Default Setting Carboy directly on ground not safe?

Has anyone else heard about the Earths ability to draw energy from an object that is in direct contact with the ground before? My local brew shop owner suggests placing your fermenters on wood planks or some other item in order to separate the fermenter from the ground. He claims that the earth naturally draws energy into itself and it will draw energy from anything in contact with the ground. The wood planks are to separate the fermenter and earth and this will keep your yeast safe and active during fermentation. Anyone else do this/hear about this before? Or is my brew store owner crazy?



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Old 02-08-2011, 08:37 PM   #2
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Huh? I keep mine off the concrete floor in my basement because it's cold. Sounds like a bunch of spiritual mumbo jumbo to me.



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LOL oh I can't wait to hear the responses to this.

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So, uh, vampire dirt?

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Yeah. At a Grateful Dead show. From some guy named Crisper who was twirling glow in the dark sticks and wearing a Lizard costume. It was pretty cool. But I just kept walking.
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Has anyone else heard about the Earths ability to draw energy from an object that is in direct contact with the ground before? My local brew shop owner suggests placing your fermenters on wood planks or some other item in order to separate the fermenter from the ground. He claims that the earth naturally draws energy into itself and it will draw energy from anything in contact with the ground. The wood planks are to separate the fermenter and earth and this will keep your yeast safe and active during fermentation. Anyone else do this/hear about this before? Or is my brew store owner crazy?
Not actually crazy, but ...... aw shiat, yes, he actually does sound crazy.

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Hey, there's Crisper!

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my carboys sit on the floor of my bedroom....I agree with another poster, but I will not mock it mumbo jumbo...I dont want to piss off the beer gods, they are good to me!

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Wasnt there something recently about the tides or the full moon and brewing?



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