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Old 01-13-2010, 01:00 PM   #11
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I think everyone who has brewed a batch of beer has done this. Yup. Me too!!

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Old 01-13-2010, 01:48 PM   #12
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Put airlock in lid, then put lid on bucket, then fill airlock with some liquor, vodka, whatever you have on hand.

I almost did this with my very first batch but luckily that stupid grommet stuck to the airlock so I just took the lid off and then I followed the steps above.
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Old 01-13-2010, 10:22 PM   #13
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I had the same situation with my first brew. I stuck my hand in the brew and fished it out in like 3 seconds. Let's hope nothing bad happens. It doesn't seem too bad thus far.
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