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Re: Bottle bombs, they can happen to the pros too
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2014, 04:14:34 PM »
The first thing I thought was I bet this is a sour beer. Lo and behold ...
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Re: Bottle bombs, they can happen to the pros too
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014, 07:04:04 AM »
I suppose it's possible. I've never had one and hope I never do.
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Re: Bottle bombs, they can happen to the pros too
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014, 07:55:13 AM »
That's too bad but glad to see they did the right thing by owning up to it and telling consumers to avoid the bottles.

When I think of bottle bombs I always first think of Jester King's first sour bottling in which 750ml champagne bottles were exploding. Those things are rated to at least six volumes. You really have to get your bottling wrong to blow those up.
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Re: Bottle bombs, they can happen to the pros too
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 08:24:42 AM »
I always think of this: http://www.mlive.com/kalamabrew/index.ssf/2008/08/liquor_store_employee_injured.html

Although in that case, they had a well-documented ongoing contamination issue that was the cause.
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Re: Bottle bombs, they can happen to the pros too
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2014, 08:29:09 AM »
I always think of this: http://www.mlive.com/kalamabrew/index.ssf/2008/08/liquor_store_employee_injured.html

Although in that case, they had a well-documented ongoing contamination issue that was the cause.

That is the shop where we buy beer. I do remember that incident.
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Re: Bottle bombs, they can happen to the pros too
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2014, 09:50:07 AM »
I always think of this: http://www.mlive.com/kalamabrew/index.ssf/2008/08/liquor_store_employee_injured.html

Although in that case, they had a well-documented ongoing contamination issue that was the cause.

I am so excited they have decided to start contaminating the Texas beer market.  >:(
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