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Old 10-22-2010, 06:45 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever used a larger fermenter to do massive ammounts of hard cider?

My LHBS has a few 24 gallon fermenters and I'm gonna buy one to do cider in.

I've been clearing a orchard that has been left to drop (the farmer would get 12 cents a pound when his cost will be 14 cents a pound) and ive filled 6 primarys so far with about 35-38 gallons and I have about 3 more weeks till the apples fall off the tree and start rotting.

So I want to do some large batches.

Any advice anyone can gove me would be awesome.

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Old 10-22-2010, 07:23 PM   #2
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Split it up into a few 10 gal batches and experiment?

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Old 10-22-2010, 08:54 PM   #3
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I have been. I have 4 glass 6.5 gallon carboys full, 3 plastic 8 gallon fermenters full, 1 plastic 6.5 gallon plastic fermenter and 2 plastic 5 gallon fermenters. some are sitting with camden tablets getting ready to ferment and the rest are going. I had to pool together with another friends equipment to be able to do all this so far but we have lots to pick and press still so I want to buy a big fermenter, maybe two or three.

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