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Old 06-29-2007, 02:07 AM   #1
Jun 2007
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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This may sound like a rediculous question - but is it ok to pull the little red cap off top of the airlock to smell what the beer smells like - (or maybe smell what the gas smells like) I did it today cause it was killing me with no smell ni the secondary glass carboy - its air tight so the only place u can sneek a lil smell is the gas coming from the airlock

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Old 06-29-2007, 02:11 AM   #2
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Mar 2007
Evanston IL
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It's ruined! Bottle it all up and send it to me for disposal.

No, seriously, it's fine.
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Old 06-29-2007, 02:25 AM   #3
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Just pull the air lock and take a whiff, you'll be fine and if you have any doubts send me & bikenbrew a sample and we will let you know how it turned out.

"Yes, I am a pirate two hundred years too late. The cannons don't thunder there's nothin' to plunder,
I'm an [under] forty victim of fate, Arriving too late, arriving too late."
-Jimmy Buffet

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