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Old 09-22-2012, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default Well this blows...

Of course this happens with the Octoberfest I lagered all summer.

Anyone know if Northernbrewer carries two foot straws?


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Old 09-22-2012, 03:09 PM   #2
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man that sucks!


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Old 09-22-2012, 03:23 PM   #3
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That just made me run to the garage and check the 10gal I kegged and put on gas this morning. That sucks.
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:46 PM   #4
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Cue the bugler.....
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:57 PM   #5
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Ahhhhh.....my condolences.

That happened to a truly awesome Pilsner that I brewed and lagered for months in hopes to enjoy over the summer. Was a loose cobra tap that I used to sample the beer that got mine.
I got only one glass before my kezer became a wading pool.

Auto-siphon comes in handy to purge the keezer.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:23 PM   #6
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Siphon it, filter it, and keg it. Only if it was that simple, sorry for your loss.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:29 PM   #7
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Ahhhhh.....my condolences.
Auto-siphon comes in handy to purge the keezer.
Thanks for the auto-siphon suggestion - worked like a charm.

There's still a few tastes left in the keg. Of course it's tasty.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:51 PM   #8
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Oh the humanity!

My condolences, when I have a mishap it usually is on the beer I worked forever designing, and refining a recipe, LOOOONG brew day, or something similar.

A quick ordinary bitter, or simple hefe? Never going to have a stuck poppet, never going to have the cat rub up on a tap handle and dump, nothing bad ever happens....

A three step decoction mash martzen that has lagered for half a year, or a wee heavy that took 12 hours to brew, aged for months in the fermentor, then racked to a whiskey barrel for another 2 months before racking to a keg and carbing up with intent of bottling from the keg???

Yup those ones ended up in the drain
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Seriously, can we have a moment of silence for this. Sorry bro, I feel ur pain.
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Oh the humanity!

My condolences, when I have a mishap it usually is on the beer I worked forever designing, and refining a recipe, LOOOONG brew day, or something similar.

A quick ordinary bitter, or simple hefe? Never going to have a stuck poppet, never going to have the cat rub up on a tap handle and dump, nothing bad ever happens....

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Yup those ones ended up in the drain
Ain't it the truth.


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