Blow over is my caribou slobber still okay?

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Dan1413

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So I started my very first home brew about 5 days ago and didn’t check on it until now realizing that there was a blow over. I don’t know when it happened but when I found it the carboy bung was laying on the floor, I have since put a siphon tube going into a bucket but the mead seems to be stagnant and there is no layer on top of it. Just wondering if this is salvageable or if I should scrap it and start over?
 

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It should be fine. If you decide to put an airlock back on, just remember to sanitize it. After five days most of the fermentation should be done anyway, so I wouldn't worry about the lack of activity. You probably don't need a blow off tube at this point.
 

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When I brewed CS a few years ago the same thing happened to me. My wife and kids found it after a few hours but the beer still turned out pretty good.
 

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It'll be fine, I've blown a lid completely off a black IPA I pitched on a cake one time. I left it for 2 days lid off until i covered it back up with a clean lid and air lock. It turned into a great beer.
 
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