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Old 02-21-2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Default Airlock Emergency

This is what happens when you forget to buy an extra airlock. Hose from rubber stopper, into a Mooses Tooth growler


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Old 02-22-2013, 03:56 PM   #2
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Considering the lack of head space in the carboy, that's probably a good idea anyway


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Old 02-23-2013, 01:50 AM   #3
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I would, however, put the growler below, rather than above the carboy to avoid a potential siphon.
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Old 02-23-2013, 01:52 AM   #4
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I would, however, put the growler below, rather than above the carboy to avoid a potential siphon.
+1 Siphoning physics 101. Get that growler on the floor!
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:55 AM   #5
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And if you can get to a LHBS or order a blowoff tube soon, that would be a good idea with so little headspace. A blown up carboy is a very baaaad thing. And 3/8" tubing fouls rather easily.
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Are you using a 5 gallon as a primary? Just from what it looks like or is this a secondary in which case a new airlock will probably be in your cart soon
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I ate at Mooses Tooth last June. The beer on tap was amazing and so was the pizza.

Still trying to talk the wife into moving up there.

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