Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Beginner equipment question
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-09-2006, 06:15 PM   #11
debtman7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 264
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phan71
I guess you could (I'm new to this, so what do I know?), I just thought that having the spigot on there would make it impractical.

Can you use the spigot to transfer to the secondary, or would that kick up some of the sediment? Or cause aeration problems?
I use the spigot to transfer to secondary. It's usually 1-2" above the bottom of the bucket, so you leave all the trub behind. Much easier (to me) than trying to keep the siphon tube from dipping into the trub. I don't think it's going to aerate anything any more than a siphon would. I just put it on the counter, attach the siphon tubing to the spigot, put the second bucket on the floor and drain the beer into secondary through the tubing.
__________________
debtman7 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-09-2006, 08:11 PM   #12
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,254
Liked 1057 Times on 705 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

It's just fine as long as you don't find yourself wanting to bottle a batch during the 7-10 days you're trying to primary in your bucket.

__________________
BrewHardware.com has a new website. Please check it out and let me know what you think!
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN!
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc. Did you know we are also now a full service homebrew shop selling malt, hops, yeast (Wyeast), etc?
Bobby_M is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
beginner equipment question.. dirtyfrank557 Equipment/Sanitation 8 11-06-2009 04:20 PM
Beginner Equipment Setup Questions. (I have X, What else do I need?) Jeff_From_VA Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 09-10-2008 10:41 PM
question from a soon to be beginner zbeeblebrox Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 10-09-2007 01:36 PM
Beginner question 40ozOLDe Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 04-04-2007 12:28 AM
beginner, what equipment for a good setup ? ryanc Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 09-09-2005 06:43 AM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS