Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Wine Making Forum > Clear Glass Secondary????
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-27-2010, 04:04 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NEPA
Posts: 4
Default Clear Glass Secondary????

This may be a very basic question, but I'm unsure of the answer!!! Does the secondary have to be clear glass or is green glass OK?? I always used clear carboys, but just did a two gallon batch and took it from the primary to a green secondary and it does not seem to be working. Does the color of glass make a difference???

lager is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-27-2010, 04:11 PM   #2
Ale's What Cures You!
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yooper's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Upper Michigan
Posts: 61,771
Liked 4659 Times on 3384 Posts
Likes Given: 917


No, color doesn't make a bit of difference. You want to cover the carboy with a blanket or something anyway, to keep the wine from getting light struck, or keep it in a dark place.

Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006
Yooper is online now
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Clear glass bottles jcannon46609 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 09-15-2009 09:38 PM
Clear Glass Bottles? nbmutsch Bottling/Kegging 15 06-28-2009 10:23 AM
Clear plasti-dip on glass carboys? hexmonkey Equipment/Sanitation 3 05-15-2009 01:07 AM
Clear glass carboys tomman Equipment/Sanitation 5 04-13-2008 12:47 PM
Clear glass bottles - how bad are they? NOVA Brewer Bottling/Kegging 21 05-16-2007 04:55 PM