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Old 04-01-2007, 04:11 PM   #1
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Ok,
this is my first AG and I haven't stressed too much.
I have 5 gal. in my ported 6 gal Better Boy bottle. Primary
fermentation is done.
I was planning to rack to my 5 gal Better Bottle. Probably will end up with
4.5 gallons in there.
1.) is that too much headspace for secondary/conditioning?

2.) With the ported secondary better bottles, due most transfer to a bottling
bucket and add priming suger and then bottle or
can you bottle from the secondary BB?

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Old 04-01-2007, 04:13 PM   #2
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Ok,
this is my first AG and I haven't stressed too much.
I have 5 gal. in my ported 6 gal Better Boy bottle. Primary
fermentation is done.
I was planning to rack to my 5 gal Better Bottle. Probably will end up with
4.5 gallons in there.
1.) is that too much headspace for secondary/conditioning?

2.) With the ported secondary better bottles, due most transfer to a bottling
bucket and add priming suger and then bottle or
can you bottle from the secondary BB?
1..... No.

2....You need to go to a bottling bucket, there will be sediment in the secondary.
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I have both BB's ported and rack back (airless) to the 6 gal and use it as the bottling bucket.

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