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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?
Kitsune Brewing Co. (Add me on Untappd.)
Fermenters: Empty. :-(
Aging: Nothing! D:
Bottled: Unnamed 100% Brett Cyser; Second Sun (Orange Guava Cider); First Blood (Wild Cherry Cider); JAOM; Unnamed Holiday Apfelwein.
Planned: Pliny clone. More 7 Stairs Pale Ale.

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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....
My eBIAB Build | Texas Blues and Brews Festival

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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Old 01-24-2013, 05:35 PM   #745
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Oakland, CA
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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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Feb 2012
Rogers, Arkansas
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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.
Award winning:
Northern Brown Ale

"Guess I'll watch some TV, cuz it's nice to see people more messed up than me."

Bottled: Wee Ain't Heavy (Wee Heavy);
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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Originally Posted by Bdogg View Post
Mine rolled off the counter and fell onto the lino floor the other day but survived
That is one reason not to upgrade to tile.
Conical 1 - Empty
Conical 2 - Empty
Carboys - None

Secondaries - None
Lagering in Kegs - None

Kegged: Afterburner Cream Ale, 70/70 IPA, Golden Oat Stout, BLC
Bottled: Oaked Bourbon Porter
Planned: Looking for ideas

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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
Kegged:Phat Tyre

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Old 01-28-2013, 03:49 PM   #749
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Rockville, MD
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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.
What hops should I grow? Looking for cheap honey?
- Drinking: BPA made with ingredients from NHC, 2 blends of a rye sour: ECY20 + ECY34, local sour cherry kriek #2, brett'ed Belgian blond on raspberries
- Aging: Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout (half on coconut), sour blond on second-use cherries, English Barleywine (half on brett), 3726 saison w/ brett x2 (dregs mix & Lochristi), GNO 3724 saison w/ brett mix, sour cherry mead, acerglyn, and a few other sours...

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Old 01-29-2013, 05:08 AM   #750
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766. Slipped out of my hand after bottling a batch of apfelwein.
Bottled/Drinking: Apfelwein, Vanilla Rhubarb Mead, Evolution of Funk (Vol's 1-4), Long Story Short...Quad, BRB Melomel, Fluffy Pantaloons (100% Wheat), Funky Pantaloons (100% Brett), Funky Jersey Weisse, Petite Farmhouse (TYB), Riviere Rouge Flanders Red, Frankencyser, Fuzzy Math (golden sour w/ peaches), Wild Cider ('14), Unseasonably Pale v2
Primary/Secondary: Evolution of Funk (Brett Saison solera), Lion Cut Kriek, Bochet Mead, Wild Cranberry Cider ('15), Dirty Dozen Mead, Farmhouse Cyser

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