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Old 02-11-2014, 10:18 PM   #1
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I'm looking to expand my brewing kit so I can brew multiple batches at the same time. Right now I have 2 6.5 gallon buckets, a better bottle, and the rest of the equipment to make beer like brushes, spoons, hydrometer, caps, etc.

I plan on doing multiple 1 gallon test batches until I find the ingredients I like. What would be the best way to go about this? Should I have two jugs and airlocks per batch?

Also, should I go with 2 gallon jugs or larger? Since these are only 1 gallon batches I figured that 2 gallons would be enough plus some extra room


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Old 02-12-2014, 06:00 AM   #2
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I've had the same question in the past to be able to try one recipe multiple time and find the best ratio of everything. I found myself buying 1 and 2 gal jugs just in case.

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Old 02-12-2014, 06:03 AM   #3
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2 gallon for the primaries

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So if I get 4 two gallon jugs with airlocks that would allow 2 additional batches to be brewed? Could I do more than 2 with 4 jugs? Maybe delaying a batch by a few days to let another finish?


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Well you can do 4 at a time since you dont need a secondary for every batch


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Oh why not? I thought its best to do a secondary to ensure the sediment won't end up in the beer?


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Well if you dont shake the whole thinkg you wont get sediments in a beer. Look up on this forum for threads about using a secondary. Some beers will need conditioning while others are very simple and dont need it. But this is up to you! Good luck


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