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Old 11-26-2012, 12:21 PM   #1
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My airlock filled up with beer, and was told it's okay I took the airlock out cleaned it and put it back, again it filled back up with beer, and the lid of the primary blew off what do I do do I check the temperature of the fermentation

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Old 11-26-2012, 12:29 PM   #2
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Clean the lid and instead of using the airlock take a piece if tubing and insert that into the hole in the lid. And stick the other end submerged in a gallon jug or similar sized container with enough water/sanitizer to cover the end of the hose this is a blow off tube. Your essentially just making a larger airlock that is less prone to clogging and blowing the lid off.

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