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Old 11-17-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
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This is what has happened after just one day of fermenting. Should I throw the batch out or have I just over filled the demijohn?





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Old 11-17-2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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I am very new to the forums but ive come across this problem already. My fermentation was strong enough to completely blow my airlock off my carboy leaving it exposed for almost a whole day and it came out great. So i dont think you have to worry about contamination or throwing your batch out. Best advice i got was a blowoff tube. Replace your airlock with a short length of extra vinyl tubing place one end in the stopper and the other into a bowl or other vessel filled halfway with water and sanitizer that way any blowoff will go safely into your bowl. No fuss no muss.



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Old 11-17-2012, 04:21 PM   #3
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Sanitize bung and airlock, replace, refill and see what happens. Most likely you are fine. RDWHAHB, just wait it out, you've already done the hard work!!

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Old 11-17-2012, 04:40 PM   #4
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Nice carboy by the way! 5 gallon? And where did you get it if you dont mind my asking.

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Old 11-17-2012, 08:18 PM   #5
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Like this. **** happens


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