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Old 12-19-2009, 08:18 PM   #1
Dec 2009
jacksonville fl
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as some of you know i am doing my first brew today and i have been reading this forum like all day lol but i have noticed alot of people talking about blow offs. I dont have onefor my primary all i have is the regular 6.5 gal bucket with an air lock. with brewing a belgian tripel should i be worried about blow offs?

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Old 12-19-2009, 08:33 PM   #2
Nov 2009
Manchester, NH
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all depends on headspace in the fermentor, if you're using a bucket, probably wont happen, in a carboy/better bottle, decent chance. I just had my first blowoff on my third batch, rigging up a tube is pretty easy, I just took apart my 3 piece airlock and fitted some 5/8 inch tubing to the stem piece, dropped the other end in a bowl of water/iodophor.

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