7.9 Gallon Buckets for 5 gallon batches - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > 7.9 Gallon Buckets for 5 gallon batches

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-12-2010, 01:49 PM   #1
LCTitan
 
LCTitan's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2010
NW Indiana
Posts: 100
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts



I purchase one of these because I knew one day I will be starting to make wine as well. The one I have I found it very difficult to read the lever indicators unless we shined a flashlight on it from outside the bucket. Also, is their two much headspace in this type of bucket when making 5 to 5.5 gallon batches?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2010, 02:22 PM   #2
gratus fermentatio
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
gratus fermentatio's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jun 2008
Montana
Posts: 12,209
Liked 2574 Times on 1428 Posts


No worries on the headspace, I use a 7.9 gal bucket to do 5 & 6 gal batches (primary) all the time, never had any problems. Regards, GF.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
6-7 gallon buckets yeasty Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 24 10-12-2014 09:24 PM
Splitting 5 gallon batch into 1 gallon batches 1stTimer Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 19 06-15-2011 12:16 AM
2.5 gallon batches in 6.5 gallon buckets? sportscrazed2 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 11-07-2010 06:26 PM
5 gallon buckets RyanK2 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 20 01-05-2010 04:47 PM
How to use 5 gallon buckets dpittard Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 11-11-2009 03:51 PM


Forum Jump