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Old 06-10-2006, 11:11 PM   #1
May 2006
Phoenix, Arizona
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Making my first regular batch of cider today. My primary is 6.5 gallons, if i add 6 gallons of apple juice, will there be enough space for it to ferment without clogging up my airlock? Or should i just use 5 gallons instead? Will wait for a reply before i start. Thanks in advance. Cheers!

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Old 06-11-2006, 12:20 AM   #2
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I'd stay with 5 gallons, give more headspace. IMHO

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Old 06-11-2006, 02:15 PM   #3
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Stay with five. Cider fermentations can be down right violent. You could save the sixth gallon and add it to the secondary, if you have another 6.5 gallon carboy.
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