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by manplant
Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: Rubbing Alcohol From the Airlok Sucked Into the Primary
Replies: 6
Views: 11246

I appreciate everyones input. Lessons learned. I actual scrapped the idea of the airlock and went back my old standby hose and sanitary bucket for the airlock. I also checked with Poison Control and there is no poison risk at these levels. The ratio of wort to alcohol is greater than or equal to 600...
by manplant
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: Rubbing Alcohol From the Airlok Sucked Into the Primary
Replies: 6
Views: 11246

Bill,
I appreciate the follow up. Im estimating that 1-2 tablespoos may have gone back in, maybe not. However, the bottle says if ingested, "will cause severve gastrointestinal disruptions", but does not say harful or fatal if swallowed. I will check with poison control.
by manplant
Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: Rubbing Alcohol From the Airlok Sucked Into the Primary
Replies: 6
Views: 11246

Rubbing Alcohol From the Airlok Sucked Into the Primary

I recently tried a new cap-type airlock on my primary after brewing yesterday. Upon cooling, 1 tablespoon of isopropyl alcohol was sucked back into the primary. Will this trash the beer, or will the yeasts scrub the off flavors out of my 5.5 gallon batch of Honey Kolsch - All grain? The fermentation...