Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby orcy » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:47 pm

First and second gen of my wbab had bad vomit smell in the dunder that wasnt present in the ferment or the spirit. But i think you did the right thing.
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby crow » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:58 am

An old timer said a while back never be to scared to kick a barrel over, some times ya just got to cut ya losses.
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby Tuner » Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:11 pm

Hi All,

SO today I fired up the Kettle and boiled up some water. Turn on the exhaust fan and went on doing other things. Came back to the brew room about an hour later water is happy boiling - the room is RIPE and STRONG with vomit smell - it seems that the whole exhaust system is full of the Butyric Acid smell.

SWMBO is not impressed!!

SO cleaning with an acid to kill an acid based smell (Butyric Acid) just will not work! Looks like I'll have to find a strong alkaline cleaner to neutralize the Butyric Acid.

Any ideas folks?

Cheers
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby Minpac » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:53 pm

Have you tried bicarb soda? It's often handy for odour removal.
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby hillzabilly » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:02 pm

Ozone generaters can get rid of strong smells as well,but do not be tempted to look at the light inside otherwise you WILL go blind.cheers hillzabilly ;-)
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby ThePaterPiper » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:26 pm

crow wrote:An old timer said a while back never be to scared to kick a barrel over, some times ya just got to cut ya losses.

:text-+1:
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby woodduck » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:14 pm

Mate I wish I could help but I can't unfortunately but I do feel for ya. Can't help but giggle a little but definitely feel for ya.

Hope you sort it out soon even if it's just to get the wife of your back :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Vomit Mash - TRAIN WRECK of biblical proportions!

Postby Tuner » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:18 am

Hi All,

Someone said go to the Pet store and get Nature's Miracle, so I did! SWMBO - is happy with the smell, and it looks we may have clean up the smell!
Cheers
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http://www.catonam.com.au/p_naturesmiracle.php
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