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Old 01-05-2009, 03:37 PM   #11
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What can you use in the blowoff jar besides vodka.thanks

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Water is ok, too.
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:14 PM   #14
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o.k. this time i wont have a krausen mess.

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Old 01-05-2009, 06:32 PM   #15
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On my second batch I used a 6.5 gallon plastic bucket for primary with virtually no problem and will be using the 5 gal carboy for the secondary.
I got away with this for a couple of years until my last batch. I had a fermentation so crazy it blew off through my 6.5G bucket. Not a major explosion but enough to make me think I should use a blow off tube even with a bucket in the future - especially if it's 5.5G or more in the bucket...
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