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Old 11-28-2010, 08:24 PM   #1
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I had a slight leak from the valve in my bottling bucket and just gave it a litlte turn to tighten and apparently the gasket slipped out of position and it turned into a spray of wine. The only thing i could think to do was siphon it back into the fermenter as that was the only container handy. I think I lost about a bottle to the floor.

Now I have a fermenter of cloudy wine again. I guess I have a couple more weeks to wait for it to clear again

will it clear on its own?

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Old 11-29-2010, 12:27 AM   #2
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My biggest fear! Glad you caught it before it did more damage!
With time I am sure it will clear again. Have no fear!

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Old 11-29-2010, 12:51 AM   #3
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I would hit it with a 1/2 strength campden since things got messy just to be safe, especially if the ABV is less then 12%.

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good idea on the campden tablet. thanks

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good idea on the campden tablet. thanks
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