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    Glass Carboy Bottom Explodes

    First wine kit on our own. Had a merlot kit. Followed instructions as best as I know. Used a 6.5 gal glass carboy for primary fermentation. Checked on it after the first 24 hours. About a half gallon was on the floor. Bottom busted off the carboy. No signs of release from the airlock. Any...
  2. TxBrew

    Your Carboy is Trying to Kill You

    It's late. You're home alone tending to your creations. All is well, serene. Soon your efforts will be rewarded, it's alive, it's ALIVE! Then smash. You're not sure what happened. Was that a burglar after your prized brews, the dreaded brewupacabra, or did you just drop the carboy? Yup, you...
  3. TxBrew

    Your Carboy is Trying to Kill You

    It's late. You're home alone tending to your creations. All is well, serene. Soon your efforts will be rewarded, it's alive, it's ALIVE! Then smash. You're not sure what happened. Was that a burglar after your prized brews, the dreaded brewupacabra, or did you just drop the carboy? Yup, you...
  4. homebeerbrewer

    Broke a Carboy Today.

    I've heard of several people braking their carboys, but this it my first time. And I spent the afternoon in the hospital because of it. I was washing it after kegging the batch, and for no apparent reason, the bottom just fell off. I was turning it over to drain, and while my arm was under it...
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