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Old 02-07-2013, 12:28 AM   #1
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Default Blow-off Valve blew off

Had some pretty good activity this morning and had foam coming out of the blow-off valve this morning so went to my lhbs after work to get a new valve and some blowoff tubing. Came home to the blow-off valve on the ground and beer in the closet. Anyone had this happen and still turned a decent beer? I am not expecting much for my first beer.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:32 AM   #2
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it should still be ok... the co2 coming out will push away the oxygen so the beer shouldn't get stale from the airlock popping off.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:32 AM   #3
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You're fine, except for cleaning up and installing the blow-off tube. Nothing can get it in there while it is chugging like that. Lots of reports on this - it should be fine.
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