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The last mistake I will ever make.
« on: May 26, 2015, 02:16:46 PM »
I have been brewing about 10 years now and thought I have made just about every mistake possible, up until now. Forgot to close the valve on my SS fermtank, 5 gallons of Blind Pig down the drain, literally. DOH!
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2015, 02:19:34 PM »
When I read the title I thought, "Oh, no!  He died!"  Thank goodness it was only beer.
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2015, 03:01:22 PM »
I hate to bring the bad news - it won't be the last brewing mistake you'll ever make, but it's pretty likely the last time you'll ever do THAT   :).   Sorry to hear it, that really sucks ( especially on a Blind Pig clone). I've made some pretty good bonehead maneuvers over the years myself. I agree with Jeffy, glad you're not dead.  ;)
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2015, 03:17:48 PM »


I hate to bring the bad news - it won't be the last brewing mistake you'll ever make, but it's pretty likely the last time you'll ever do THAT   :)

Like my mom has always said, "Bet you won't do THAT again!". :)

Most of the time she's right. ;)
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2015, 03:18:54 PM »


I hate to bring the bad news - it won't be the last brewing mistake you'll ever make, but it's pretty likely the last time you'll ever do THAT   :)

Like my mom has always said, "Bet you won't do THAT again!". :)

Most of the time she's right. ;)


Yep  ;D   My Mom, too.
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2015, 03:42:16 PM »
That sucks but glad you're fine and it was just beer.........
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2015, 06:25:54 AM »


I hate to bring the bad news - it won't be the last brewing mistake you'll ever make, but it's pretty likely the last time you'll ever do THAT   :)

Like my mom has always said, "Bet you won't do THAT again!". :)

Most of the time she's right. ;)


Yep  ;D   My Mom, too.

Mom was pretty smart. She tried to raise me better, but her pleading I denied.
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Re: The last mistake I will ever make.
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2015, 08:54:47 AM »
I brew it again this Sunday and this time I remembered to close the valve. Fermentation started within 12 hours, so I'd say it was a much better brew day.
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