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Brew ruined??? Vodka drip in wort....

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Jimmy K:

--- Quote from: morticaixavier on January 29, 2013, 01:49:47 PM ---
--- Quote from: mtnrockhopper on January 29, 2013, 12:22:25 PM --- A point nobody has made yet ... the S-shaped airlocks eliminate the contamination risk because they can bubble in both directions without pulling liquid in.

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except that when they bubble 'backwards' you are pulling unsanitary air into your fermenter...

I am totally splitting hairs and would never actually worry about that.

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I think that happens when any airlock sucks back (I guess not with blowoff tubes though). But I guess "eliminate" is too strong a word. Might just maybe eliminate some contamination risk possibly sorta.

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