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Old 12-07-2010, 05:17 AM   #1
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Default Degassing in a Better Bottle

I was considering buying a FoodSaver or Mity Vac to degas a few batches of wine, but all my wines are currently in 3 gallon Better Bottles, and I don't own any class carboys.

Has anyone successfully (read: without the carboys imploding and making a mess) degassed wine in a Better Bottle using a mechanism other than Father Time or a wine whip?


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Old 12-07-2010, 12:53 PM   #2
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Don't try to vacuum the BB!!!!


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Old 12-07-2010, 02:26 PM   #3
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What works great for those three gallon BBs is simply shaking them! They have a built in handle and I set it on the counter and shake it, leaving the airlock on. I did that about 10 minutes, and the wine is degassed beautifully!
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Hey, cool. I'll try out the shaking idea this weekend. Thanks. : )
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Agree w/ Yooper...I just give my primaries a good swirl and shake a couple times a day during the first week or two of ferment


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