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Old 01-02-2012, 03:19 AM   #1
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Default Whoops... Chiller busted

Well... we were doing the Hopstache Black IPA and at the end, we started chilling... a bunch of bubbles started coming up and I was like what the hell!!! pulled the chiller out and SPRAY!!!!! I guess the SS chiller had was in two pieces and it came apart...luckily we were right there, otherwise I could see that turning our very bad... lol...

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Old 01-02-2012, 03:30 AM   #2
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Bummer! I shall perform a test flow in your honor before my brew tomorrow!
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Old 01-02-2012, 03:43 AM   #3
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Good catch. You would've been like- I think the hydrometer is on the fritz, wait the carboy shrank, ummm .. Is that chiller thinking about being an oxygenator prematurely? That made me laugh, I woke this morning after going out and put water in the coffee maker twice. Lots of colored water everywhere but no coffee.
....just add water.....
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