Originally Posted by theganda
I have some plastic water jugs (5 Gal) lying around and were wondering if the same risks of using a lower quality (7 in the recycle triangle) plastic jug existed for fermenting cider. If anyone has used these with any success,let's hear it. If they're alright to use, I can get my cider going even faster.
I have - almost all of my primaries are.
I'm still alive and my brews taste great.
just don't bulk age in them for more than 2 months or so and you should be OK.
In primary: Earl Gray hard cider,
In secondary: Blueberry apple Monster
Bottled: "All apple" Apfelwein, Mixed berry country wine, Kick yer' butt Hard Cider, "All apple" Achtung!Apfelwein, Kumquat mead, "All apple" hard cider.
Drinking: "All Apple" Apfelwein, Mixed Berry Country wine, Blueberry Belgian White ale.
comming to a carboy near you...
Redhook ESB clone