Originally Posted by Nightshade
No pressure needed at all, gravity works every time and the weight of the beer on the yeast is going to force the yeast out.
I do this on 3bbl conicals just about every day.
Originally Posted by BxBrewer
I think he is more worried about pulling the air lock liquid into the wort. Or worst yet taking the air lock off and sucking un sanitized air in. The filter i linked would work perfect.
Thanks to both.
Nightshade, do you worry about infection up from the ball valve after dumping? Guess not, huh? And BxB, ^ that, and the possibility of oxygenation were my worries. Heck, I never used a conical of any kind in over 16 years of brewing; old dog trying to learn new tricks....
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