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Old 09-23-2012, 04:20 AM   #1
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So while I was vigorously stirring a 5 gallon batch of mead this evening my big white stir spoon broke in half with the "stick" portion getting stuck in the carboy. Is this an issue as it was sanitized prior to use?



 
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:24 AM   #2
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Should be fine...

If it was sanitized prior there's nothing on it to cause anything bad. And being that its one of those plastic ones, I can't see it adding any flavors to it either.

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Old 09-23-2012, 04:28 AM   #3
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As is traditional when such things happen you need to somehow incorporate the word "spoon" into the name of your mead.
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:39 AM   #4
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Sounds good guys thanks! Just wanted to make sure!

 
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:09 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by alchemedes View Post
As is traditional when such things happen you need to somehow incorporate the word "spoon" into the name of your mead.
I was going to say the same thing.

 
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:17 PM   #6
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My friend recently ended up pushing his airlock gasket through into his mead and then dumped it out.

It was all sanitized and fine, but he didn't have an extra.He could have covered it with saran wrap or something and bought one the next day. I pretty much was like, what?

Roll with your mistakes or ask questions before doing anything drastic. If it gets infected somehow, then dump it. If your sanitation is good, you shouldn't have much to worry about. That was at least 6 pounds of orange blossom my friend dumped out.
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:11 AM   #7
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a balloon with a pinhole makes a great airlock in a pinch! thats what im doing with my plastic jugs.

 
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Old 09-29-2012, 01:01 AM   #8
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And if you don't have a ballon use a condom. Most guys have one of those kicking around. :0)
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Old 09-29-2012, 01:18 AM   #9
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Just make sure it's not lubricated, right? ... might throw some off flavors.

However, this would be considered the only time it's acceptable to poke a pinhole in a condom, right?

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Old 09-29-2012, 03:25 AM   #10
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well yeah, but remember, always practice safe mead.



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