Originally Posted by ME_Brewski
Alright, I will grab some vodka for the future. My OG was around 1.045. It is a 5.5 gal batch in a 6.5 gal fermentor. Anyone think I could have a blow off?
Anything is possible. I've had 6 gallon batches not even come close to blowing off out of my bucket, but I've had a 5 gallon batch that I was lucky I saw it when it did.
Now, I just usually start with a blow off tube, then after it looks like things have calmed down, I swap it out for an air lock.