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Old 02-18-2009, 05:53 AM   #1
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Default Air Stopper overflowed with foam!

Yea, so like i check my bucket today and the airstopper is like foaming over like crazy...i didnt really know what to do, and this website was down, so i took the stopper off and cleaned and sanitized it, and just put it back on after cleaning up the mess.

Im sure ill be fine, but what do you guys think


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Old 02-18-2009, 06:04 AM   #2
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had that happen to me with a safale s-04. did exactly what you did - took out my airlock, cleaned it, and replaced it. beer turned out fine.


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Old 02-18-2009, 06:05 AM   #3
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good to know, thanks
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:06 AM   #4
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For future brews, it's a good idea to rig up a blowoff tube for the first 3-5 days of fermentation. After that, it's safe to switch back to an airlock. Otherwise, you risk blowing the lid off your bucket and spraying precious homebrew all over the walls!
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:09 AM   #5
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I just cleaned it and its already full again!! Within 5 minutes of replacing it!!

What do i do? I dont have any hose...
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:18 AM   #6
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you could use your siphon hose
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:19 AM   #7
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ok i found some rubber hose that i sanitized, stuck in the hole, and looped it down into a cup with a little bit of sanitized water...

will that suffice?
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:19 AM   #8
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you could use your siphon hose
too large for the grommet
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as long as you got a tight fit. but you might want to get something a lil bigger than a cup so that it doesnt tip over
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:22 AM   #10
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if you got a 3 piece airlock you can attach it to the center


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