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Old 12-25-2006, 11:54 AM   #1
Dec 2006
Windham NH
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i brewed a Belgian stronge ale friday and i used a plastic primary fermenter. When i checked it today beer was overflowing out of the airlock. what should i do?

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Old 12-25-2006, 01:37 PM   #2
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You should clean the airlock and put it back on or if it's still flowing use a blow off tube.
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Old 12-25-2006, 10:58 PM   #3
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I had the same thing happen a couple of days ago. If it is a major overflow you will need some sort of blow off tube. If just a bit and you are without a blow-off tube, a narrow tube that will fit into the hole of the airlock with a good seal might work. You might have something this size with your bottling equipment if you have any.

Things should die down in about a day or so depending on yeast used.
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Old 12-26-2006, 01:06 AM   #4
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