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Old 12-06-2009, 02:17 PM   #1
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Hello. I've just made my 5th batch (an amber) last night, and woke this morning to find krausen run a muck. I've changed the water in the blow off pot, but there's still a lot of krausen within the tube.

My questions is this:

Can I remove (and quickly, but temporarily, replace the seal with the airlock) clean out my blow off tube? Or does it not even matter?

Thanks!
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Old 12-06-2009, 02:24 PM   #2
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Sure no problem, I use tin foil as a cover when these things happens and I need to do some quick cleaning.
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Old 12-06-2009, 02:28 PM   #3
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ditto, I'd just spray a peice of tin foil with sanitizer (spray bottle of Starsan is a must to keep around for little stuff like this) to cover while cleaning the blowoff out. Then spray the blowoff before sticking it back in.
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Old 12-06-2009, 02:29 PM   #4
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Hi and thanks... is it recommended to clean out the blow off tube?

 
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Old 12-06-2009, 04:51 PM   #5
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Quote:
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Hi and thanks... is it recommended to clean out the blow off tube?
i'd say only if it's completely blocked like mine was

 
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