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Old 03-31-2009, 04:10 AM   #1
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Had two glass carboys that broke but I have two plastic ones. I always avoided plastic assuming there would be strange plastic aftertastes. Has anyone compared the two?

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Old 03-31-2009, 04:15 AM   #2
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If it's food grade plastic you will have no aftertaste cause from the buckets.. I am currently fermenting in 15 gallon plastic barrels.

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Old 03-31-2009, 04:23 AM   #3
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yes they are food grade.

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Old 03-31-2009, 04:53 AM   #4
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Plastic works fine, no aftertastes. #1 or #2 (PETE or LDPE).

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