Originally Posted by taylornate
Is there any reason not to use a 5 gallon carboy with a blowoff as a primary? It would be cool to be able to see what is going on, and a 5 would give me more bang for my buck if I could use it for either primary or secondary.
Use foam control, and any blow-off will be minimal. It's cheap and effective.
The Fiesty(sic) Goat Brewery est. 2007 & Clusterfuggle Experimental Ales est. 2009
Primary: Saison, Berliner Weisse, sLambic I, sLambic II, IPA, 70/-
Secondary: Orange Blossom Mead, Flanders Red I
Kegged: Fat Man Porter w/ 1469, Fat Man Porter w/ 005, Centennial Falcon w/ Conan, Centennial Falcon w/ Denny's, Barrel-aged Fat Man Porter, Belgian Dark Strong, Dark Mild