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Old 03-14-2006, 03:41 AM   #21
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How do I set up a tube for blow off from my Ale Pail? Right now I have an airlock installed and it bubles constantly.
just use your 3/8" OD siphon tubing....it should fit perfectly in the grommetted hole that your airlock is regularly in. the tubing is significantly more forgiving as far as hops particles, due to the small holes on the bottom of the airlock...


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Old 11-23-2013, 07:34 PM   #22
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I have always primary fermented in my pail......but this last batch I did, I fermented in a glass carboy because i wanted to "see the process" which was pretty cool, but the krausen and cleaning of a carboy is a lot more rigorous than it ever was in the pail.


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7 1/2 year old thread revival....

Good for you!!!

I also prefer cleaning buckets than carboys , but I like the visuals of carboys over buckets
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I only use 7.5 gal buckets and they all have spigots and down tubes of varying heights depending on the brew. Never having to siphon is a good thing and only rarely utilize a secondary...
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Why is cleaning a carboy a big deal. I dump an appropriate amount of PBW into carboy, fill with hot water and let it sit overnight. Next day I have a clean carboy.
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Why is cleaning a carboy a big deal. I dump an appropriate amount of PBW into carboy, fill with hot water and let it sit overnight. Next day I have a clean carboy.
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What is PBW?
I have a 5gal Plastic carboy
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New here What is PBW? I have a 5gal Plastic carboy
PBW = Powered Brewery Wash


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