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brew-n-booze 02-27-2011 04:28 PM

3 gallons in 7 gallon primary?
so im new to all this....i was thinking of making a strawberry wine for my second batch. anyway, i want to make 3 gallons probably. right now i only have a 7 gallon primary. would it cause any problems to do the 3 gallons in the 7 gallon primary? any help or opinions would help. thnx!

WIP 02-27-2011 04:48 PM

For fermentation, it will be fine.

malkore 02-28-2011 10:49 PM

agreed. primary throws so much CO2 that a big vessel is preferred.

For secondary you'd really want a 3 gallon carboy. Or three 1 gallon jugs :)

brew-n-booze 03-01-2011 12:04 AM

thanks guys! i will have to post how it goes.

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