'Fess up! Who is guilty of staring at the damned airlock??

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SCARYLARRY

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Yep Guilty as charged!! My women hates it when I go babe you have to come smell this. She thinks I'm a freaking idiot.
 

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Sometimes I stare at the airlock, to see if I can see the first bubble... SWMBO thinks I am weird.
 

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Guilty... I recently got one of the dry-lock valves for my Better Bottle and I get bummed because I can't see bubbling... but I can hear it clicking.
 

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There's a cure for that, you know? Sniff the airlock on a batch of EdWort's Apfelwein 3-4 days into fermentation.



HOOOO WEEEE you ain't kidding! I just walked past my fermenters, and of course had to give a courtesy sniff. Took a deep breath of the stout (that is still blowing off)..... YUUMMMMMMMM :mug:

Then looking at all of those bubbles running through the airlock on the Apfelwein from Saturdays brew I just had to take a try..... :p

I'm not sure if its the bubbles themselves or something they pick up running through the vodka in the airlock but dang, that stuff is potent.
 

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Guilty as well. Don't even talk to the SWMBO when I get home from work. Straight to the basement to check on my brew. Stare at the bubbles and sniff the airlock
 

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Not as much anymore. Usually once it's in primary I just ignore it for a couple weeks. If I stopped and stared, I'd probably be hypnotized and never leave.
 

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I got my wife to sniff em tonight :ban:

first I told her to sniff the stout, she took a wiff and says "it smells like beer" (with kind of a "duh" feeling in her voice). So, then I tell her to take a big wiff of the next one, which happens to be an Apfelwein. She takes a snoot full and about turned green :D "That smells like a rank fart!" she says!
 

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well I dont go for staring at the airlock

but I do the Vulcan Mindmeld almost every night

as I have 2 batches bubbling I get a twofer

:mug:
 
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