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Re: [new_distillers] Re: ok

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  • Stephen Arnold
    well that was one of the more entertaining posts I ve read lol. volcano? bilagio? cascading waterfall? you ve just about talked me into trying this
    Message 1 of 13 , Feb 26 5:20 AM
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      well that was one of the more entertaining posts I've read lol. volcano? bilagio? cascading waterfall? you've just about talked me into trying this

      From: daryl_bee <darylbender@...>
      To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 3:39 PM
      Subject: [new_distillers] Re: ok
       
      This sounds like the time I added a heap of DAP (di-amonium phosphate) nutrient to a stuck 10 gallon ferment (stuck at about 12%) at near midnight. It seemed a reasonable idea at the time. The fermentor (totally open to add the DAP) was on the kitchen table inside a 2ft x 4ft x 3in catch tray. I was totally unprepared for the resulting "volcano". There must have been 4 cubic feet of frothing mash exiting the fermentor (do the math on the catch tray). It started like the Bellagio and subsided like a cascading 4 sided waterfall out of the fermentor, off the kitchen table and chairs onto the floor. Clean-up was like walking with moon boots given all the stickiness. I was in the dog-house for a while after that one.

      FWIW the bomb effect is due to rapid CO2 release out of solution. "A little DAP will do ya" :-)

      --- In mailto:new_distillers%40yahoogroups.com, "Donnie" wrote:
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      > I just tried a banana mash just 5 gal, thank god it was in my shower about 1:00am a big boom brought me up out of the bed lol I had banana mash all over the bath room what whint wrong added no shugar and used on pack of yeast the brew store give me what tha hell man ????????
      >

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