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mainshipfred

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Fred,

Didn't you have that happen to a carboy? @Johnd : gotta believe that's a bottle that just slipped through QA and had a flaw. As @stickman said, may want to pop the cork on another and examine it. What the heck, it's Saturday, right?
Yep, an empty carboy just sitting there.
 

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I'm pretty sure that the primary reason a bottle would break like that, is when it doesn't go through the annealing oven after being formed. A bottle or a carboy would be the same, if you allow them to cool in the open air, that's what can happen.
 

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Pretty much chalked it up to a latent defect in the bottle, losing the wine was a lot easier than emptying the racks to clean the back wall and floor. Bright side, didn’t get on any other bottles or labels, so just a cleaning job. Hope that never happens again.
 

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Pretty much chalked it up to a latent defect in the bottle, losing the wine was a lot easier than emptying the racks to clean the back wall and floor. Bright side, didn’t get on any other bottles or labels, so just a cleaning job. Hope that never happens again.
All I could think was "I hope he put a seal on that grout.".
 

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All I could think was "I hope he put a seal on that grout.".
Knowing Johnd’s style I think it’s safe to assume he’s got a minimum of x3 coats of grout sealer on that floor.
If not epoxy grout!
Not epoxy grout, just a low VOC product for use in food production areas. It came off of the tile / wall very easily, little bit of scrub brush work to get down into the joint took it right out. There was a very slight darknessin the joints afterwards, i sprayed the whole area down with M-meta, it was sparkly clean after it dried, joints and all.
 

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