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Old 01-11-2012, 01:42 AM   #1
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I checked on my fermenting dunkelweizen and the airlock and bung blew off the top. It had been at least 24 hours since I had last checked it and it's been fermenting for three days. Obviously there's some concern here...what are my options?

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Old 01-11-2012, 02:00 AM   #2
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Clean up and put it back, unless it's still throwing up krausen. In that case, set up a blow-off. I think you'll be okay - sounds like a healthy ferment that should be able to defend itself.

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Old 01-11-2012, 02:09 AM   #3
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My first wheat beer looked like Mt. St. Helens all over again in my spare shower. Just cleaned up and put it all back together and turned out ok.

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Old 01-11-2012, 12:06 PM   #4
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Thanks! I'll keep my fingers crossed. I knew I should've switched completely to blow-off tubes a long time ago!

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