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Old 12-03-2012, 12:16 AM   #1
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Sep 2012
Justin, TEXAS
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Used my stir plate for the first time this week. Worked fantastic for a home build. What I forgot was there is a stir bar in the 2 l beaker and I pitched it into my beer. I don't think it will be a problem at all but now I have to remember its there. Live and learn. 6 batches down.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:21 AM   #2
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LOL just remember when you are cleaning your fermenter.
On tap: World wide lager, Dopelbock, Apfelwein, American Wheat, DFH 90, Dortmunder export, Skeeterpee, Chinook/Citra ipa.
Waiting on a tap. Maibock, Two Hearted, Pliny the elder, Chimay White, Roggenbrier, DFH60
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Hiding in dark corner: Lambic, Flanders red, Oud Bruin, DFH 120(in bottles)

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:32 AM   #3
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Just get a magnet and trap it to the bottom before you dump it.
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It's like a big hot douche for my brewery.

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Old 12-03-2012, 01:53 AM   #4
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Definitely stick a note on the fermenter to dig it out of the trub when you bottle.

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Old 12-03-2012, 02:18 AM   #5
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This is why I own 3 stir bars. The magnet trick is great - if you remember to use the magnet.

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Old 12-03-2012, 02:21 AM   #6
Mar 2010
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I hold the second rare earth magnet that I pulled out of the hard drive to the neck of my flask when I pitch stir bar slides to the neck stops and the yeast keeps going

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