Originally Posted by promontory
I want to avoid something like fermcap... for Reinhiesgabot and all that...
But the other thing I am thinking is doing a one of the conicals that has the same diameter as the keg, then adding a few inches to the height and a few gallons to the head space.
I think I could get headspace up to 5gal... any other thoughts?
thanks so much for all the response. This is cheaper than a conical fermenter.... Just gotta trade beer for the labor...
A 16" hopper from Toledo metal spinning is at least 7 gallons extra volume so there you have it (or 12 if you get the bigger one).http://www.toledometalspinning.com/products/hoppers/priceList.asp
I wouldn't care about the Reinhiesgabot much at all, from what I have read it has more to do with the quality of bread than beer (beer was given barley which was not so good for bread making as wheat), but then again what do I know