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Offline tschmidlin

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impy stout blow up
« on: January 12, 2012, 10:28:53 AM »
I don't know who this guy is, but someone just sent me the link:

WARNING:  Language on the video is NSFW - mute works

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgfubawsrcM
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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2012, 10:52:59 AM »
The most recent 1.120 Impy stout that I brewed in my fermentation chamber started at 62F and blew off over a gallon of krausen through the blow off hose. They can be extremely volatile fermentations.  I wonder what temp he pitched at?
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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2012, 04:08:05 PM »
Been there, done that, cleaned up... It's always the Imp Stouts, never a lighter ale of same OG.  Must be the dark grains...

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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2012, 06:36:26 PM »
My last Imperial Stout produced a gallon of krausen, but still remained in the fermenter.
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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012, 10:39:38 AM »
for some reason the jackasses that have to get a camera out and film this s***... put it on the internet... jackasses...

yea, gas pressure can be a b****! put the camera down and clean up the mess...
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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2012, 10:53:12 AM »
for some reason the jackasses that have to get a camera out and film this s***... put it on the internet... jackasses...

yea, gas pressure can be a b****! put the camera down and clean up the mess...
wow! someone needs to RDWHAHB! I don't think the internet is in danger of filling up quite yet.  ;D
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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2012, 11:06:32 AM »
That was funny! You don't forget these things. I remember coating a bathroom with my first hefe-weizen. Except I was awoken in the wee hours with the sound of the airlock geysering beer and yeast! That was without a starter BTW...

I think it is cool to document these things.
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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2012, 04:08:48 PM »
Reminds me of when I was a lttle kid my older brother made some root beer. Every once in a while a bottle would explode in the basement. When you opened one you'd end up with about 1/4 of the bottle left. Could have used them the 4th of July for fireworks.

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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2012, 12:51:32 PM »
I found that to be absolutely hysterical!  Especially since my first batch, an IPA, overflowed a little, and the OG was only 1.072. 

Seems you need to leave extra space for the high kreusen on certain beers!

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Re: impy stout blow up
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2012, 09:14:07 PM »
In my house, we call that the MONEY SHOT! to bad he missed it. The stuff of legend!
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