Originally Posted by Handle
Could anyone answer the question below? I see that I could indeed primary in the 7.5 gallon carboy, but essentially I want to know if I'm okay to leave the beer in the primary for a month or so, as many are now doing. Sorry for the noob question.
Yes, you can primary in it, and you can leave it in for aging. Since its already filled with CO2, and air can't get in, the headspace issue isnt an issue. If you were transferring into it as a secondary vessel, it would be an issue since CO2 production would be minimal.
Elkins Creek Brewing Company
Secondary: Bavarian Hefewizen (extract)
Bottle: Blue Moon clone, Sam Adams Boston Ale Clone, Christmas Chocolate Stout (All Grain)
Keg: AHS West Coast Pale Ale, BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde (All Grain)