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Pickettj 12-30-2012 04:42 AM

Rookie mistake/smell.
 
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Well, I overfilled my carboy or I have the worlds most violent fermentation. Thank GOD I got home when i did. Instead if mt Vesuvius, I have a Hawaiian volcano. I was worried sick all night then I Come home to a bedroom that smells like bread dough (the smell the smack pack had) and I knew I was in trouble. Open the closet door and I find this. I pulled the airlock and a slow flowing volcano started, thank god it didn't shoot to the ceiling. (Cont.)


brooks56 12-30-2012 04:58 AM

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I ran into a similar problem. I used the siphon hose from my kit and inserted into the airlock to make the blow off hose. Then I put the end of the hose first into a prego jar, which filled, and then into a milk gallon both with vodka as the sanitizer.

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Pickettj 12-30-2012 05:04 AM

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I improvised and came close to the airlock solution. I bypassed it altogether and went for the plug instead!


Zogman100 12-31-2012 03:03 PM

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Here's a violent fermentation. (After Blow-off tube was "Blown-Off")



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