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Old 05-06-2012, 04:05 AM   #1
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Default Airlock leak

Put together a batch of wheat beer tonight. I put vodka in the airlock. Had to move the bucket and the vodka drained into the bucket. Am guessing this is not too much of a problem, right ?

How can I prevent this in the future ? I may need to move this thing one more time tomorrow.


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Old 05-06-2012, 04:07 AM   #2
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No problem at all. Take the airlock out before you move it

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Old 05-06-2012, 04:09 AM   #3
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Vodka going in is no problem. Like previous poster said, remove airlock before you move it.

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Old 05-06-2012, 04:39 AM   #4
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If you have a bucket just pop the lid and reattach, or take the airlock out as said before

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Thank you for your responses. I've got a nice amount of activity in the airlock now, 16 hrs after brewing. Thanks !

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Old 05-06-2012, 07:49 PM   #6
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Changes in temperature can also cause the airlock liquid to get sucked into the carboy. No big deal if the airlock is filled with vodka.

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