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Old 01-24-2013, 07:54 AM   #741
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Accidentally set my full fermenter on top of mine; turns out the glass is fragile. Who knew?

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Fermenters: Empty. :-(
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Bottled: Unnamed 100% Brett Cyser; Second Sun (Orange Guava Cider); First Blood (Wild Cherry Cider); JAOM; Unnamed Holiday Apfelwein.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:23 PM   #742
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Didn't even break this one. My brother took it out of the cabinet to get something out, show how it slide out of its tube. Gunna have to make a trip to the LHBS to buy another....

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On Deck: Motor Oil Barleywine, Cider Trials, Vanilla Cream Ale, California Blonde
Primary: Cotton Blossom Traditional Mead, 1744 Porter (Ale-ian Society Club Brew), Old Ale
Secondary: Peach Wine, Cranberry Cider
Kegged: Nothing :(
On Tap: Nothing :(
Bottled: Yup still nothing...
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:26 PM   #743
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I didn't realize there was a thread on this one.

Count is now 760...damn thing rolled off the table while I was brewing. (I bought two more)
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:34 PM   #744
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I stepped on mine. Don't ask me what it was doing in the middle of the floor. I still have no idea.
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Middle daughter is happily playing in our living room floor, so I kicked her squarely in the middle of the forehead. That left a mark.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:35 PM   #745
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762, dropped it on the floor on a brew day... luckily i had a backup
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:14 PM   #746
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+1 however many that is 763. I was being so careful too. Cleaning up, washing stuff after pitching, etc. Very carefully put the clean hydrometer on a towel to dry, continued to wash and leaned a plate up against the pot I had there draining........and it teetered and fell over........on the hydrometer. Sigh.
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Kegged: Brown Rhyno Old Ale (Rye Knot+ clone); Second Amendment Vanilla/Bourbon Porter; Pale Ale (a'la EdWort's Haus Pale);
On Deck: Northern Brown; Kolsch; Apricot wheat,
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:57 PM   #747
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Mine rolled off the counter and fell onto the lino floor the other day but survived
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Conical 1 - Just cleaned out.
Conical 2 - Empty
Carboys - None

Secondaries - None
Lagering in Kegs - Bavarian Dunkel

Kegged: Belgian Dirty Blonde Trappist Ale, Forbidden Fruit IPA, Double Chocolate Stout, Bourbon County Stout, BLC
Bottled: Oaked Bourbon Porter
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:34 PM   #748
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This is awesome. I just found this thread. If I only knew about this since the beginning. I've lost count, and finally gave up and got a refractometer. But I know I broke 2 last year. So +2 for last year, 765.

Primary: Pale Ale
Secondary: Gint's Two Kidney Ale, Oktoberfest, Conway's Irish Ale Clone, Shiraz
Bottled: Apfelwein, Green Apple Reisling
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:49 PM   #749
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getting a $30 refractometer off of ebay was one of the better brewing purchases i've made in the last year. some things like a chiller and temp control will improve the quality of your beer, and folks should probably invest in those first. a refract falls into the "makes life easier" category. i can't imagine brewing without one now.
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766. Slipped out of my hand after bottling a batch of apfelwein.

Bottled/Drinking: Apfelwein, Barleywine, Vanilla Rhubarb Mead, Sour Blackberry Cider, Evolution of Funk (Vol's 1+2), Higher Ground Gose, Snow Melt Single, Bench Time Mild, Long Story Short...Quad, BRB Melomel, Fluffy Pantaloons (100% Wheat), Funky Jersey Weisse
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