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Old 02-27-2011, 04:28 PM   #1
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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!

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For fermentation, it will be fine.

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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

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

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