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Offline deepsouth

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Re: Boiling in an erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2012, 06:40:58 AM »
I eventually gave up on boiling starters in my flask.  My problem was that the design was the perfect shape to shoot wort onto the ceiling above the stove.  My method now is to boil in a pot and then pour the cool wort into the sanitized flask.


I gave up on that too.  Not worth the mess.

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Re: Boiling in an erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2012, 01:55:45 PM »
i gave up on it after i got 2nd degree burns from a boil-over while moving it off the stove. but i didnt drop it! :D
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Re: Boiling in an erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2012, 02:18:01 PM »
I eventually gave up on boiling starters in my flask.  My problem was that the design was the perfect shape to shoot wort onto the ceiling above the stove.  My method now is to boil in a pot and then pour the cool wort into the sanitized flask.


I gave up on that too.  Not worth the mess.

I'll third that.

i'll fourth it.
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Re: Boiling in an erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2012, 12:39:42 PM »
i gave up on it after i got 2nd degree burns from a boil-over while moving it off the stove. but i didnt drop it! :D
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