Another Blowout

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  1. Ozarks Mountain Brew

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    I hope, not sure whats been happening but massive fermentation the last few beers, this is good

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    How much head space are you leaving?
    How big was your starter?
     
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    this is the same vessel I have always used its a 13 gallon vessel and I left 1 gallon head space, Ive never had a blow out with this
     
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    oh and it was just 2 packs of dry yeast
     
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    Looks like a starter in a beer mug lol.
     
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    what strain ? must be happy little dudes if they're making a mess like that
     
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    strangely it was a session pale ale with West Coast BRY-97
     
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    BRY-97 is one of my least favourite yeasts .
    Had it do nothing when pitched dry twice and stalled with a starter once .
    Yours is working away though so I might give it another chance one day
     
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    I haven't brewed a batch yet that doesn't require a blow off tube. I have at least 1.25 gallons of headspace in a 6.5 gallon fermenter. We do yeast starters two days before brewday and yeasties are going full tilt within 8 hours consistently.
     
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    only difference lately is Im brewing very low alcohol beer and using 1 pound each of table sugar and brown sugar to bring it up to 4% so the yeasties must be loving that sugar combo
     

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