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Old 10-26-2011, 12:26 AM   #1
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Caught my foot on the hose attached to my immersion chiller...result...2nd degree burns covering both feet and 5 gallons of Belgian SGA poured out on the ground

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Old 10-26-2011, 12:29 AM   #2
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Sorry for your loss. Perhaps look into no-chill?
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:39 AM   #3
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Now the real question is, are you more concerned about the burns, or the beer?

Either way, condolences.
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:44 AM   #4
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Sorry man.

I really need to resist the urge to brew in flip flops when the weather gets nice.

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Old 10-26-2011, 01:23 AM   #5
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Double ouch...

One for you....

and of course one for the beer...

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Old 10-26-2011, 01:25 AM   #6
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Sorry for your loss. Get better and brew it again.
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:26 AM   #7
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That sounds painful... forget the beer, that can be re-made... hope your feet heal up soon!

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Old 10-26-2011, 04:17 AM   #8
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considering my incident where i stepped on glass and had to go to the hospital (during the chilling of my finished, continually hopped ipa.) I feel your frustration!

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Old 10-26-2011, 12:48 PM   #10
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I hope it's no worse than a 2nd degree burn. Those are painful enough. Got those on my back when I was a kid. Burned skin off to the veiny,bubbly lookin part. Hope yours isn't as bad,& you'll be ok. I feel ya,man.
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