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Old 07-17-2011, 09:50 AM   #211
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Originally Posted by djsethall View Post
Coopers has a plastic hydro in their new DIY kit (they sell Coopers in the US) says they should have them towards the end of the summer for individual sale.

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Old 07-17-2011, 01:01 PM   #212
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0 in 15 years.

256 + 0= 256

Those stupid floating thermometers on the other hand...

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:37 PM   #213
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Last night I dropped mine on the kitchen floor, it hit right on the tip and bounced up about 4 inches, landed on its side and its fine. 0.

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:39 PM   #214
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256+1=......... 257!

Dropped one for the first time earlier this year.
"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
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Keg1: Saison
Keg2: Altbier
Bottled: RIS

On Deck: IPA, Dunkel, Doppelbock

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:52 PM   #215
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Broke my first one a couple weeks ago.
Only noticed it when my og kept going down every time I looked at it. Pretty soon I had water. Took it out of the test tube and it was cracked on the bottom.

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Old 07-17-2011, 07:53 PM   #216
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dropped it during my last brew. the next day my refractometer showed up in the mail. lol

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Old 07-17-2011, 08:31 PM   #217
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Broke the tip, didn't find it until after the while brew was over.
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Primary- Air
Secondary- Air

Keg 1- Schitzngiggle Oktoberfest
Keg 2- Flat Tire Amber Ale
Keg 3- Twisted Pumpkin Ale
Keg 4- A Night in Vegas APA

Bottled- Summer Saison, Bohemian Dunkel, Second Shot Irish Ale, The Kraken Barleywine

On Deck- Schwarzbier, Snooty Fox Brown Ale, HOP-Head IPA

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Old 07-17-2011, 10:26 PM   #218
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My 2 yr old son grabbed it off the counter, pulled it out of the case, and then you know.

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Old 07-18-2011, 01:05 AM   #219
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I have killed 7 in 3 years of brewing... Whether through clumsiness, drunkenness or just sheer stupidity, I can kill a hydrometer....

(please note title under name)

This is why I just bought a refractometer...

On deck : DFB Triple Black Death By Chocolate Stout
Primary: Notta...
Secondary: 21 Year Mead...
Kegged : DFB Belgian Pale, DFB Brown, DFB Belgian Dark Strong, DFB Cider...
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Non-Alcoholic beer is like going down on your cousin, it might taste the same but it just ain’t right!

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Old 07-18-2011, 01:56 AM   #220
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Two in one brew...

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