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Old 08-21-2011, 04:37 PM   #1
Tam004
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Aug 2011
Telford, Pa
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Would like to do a one gallon test batch and I am wondering if I can do 1gallon batch in a 5 gallon fermenter? Will the excess headspace effect the process?

 
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Old 08-21-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
insubordinateK
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The excess headspace will be evacuated with CO2. You will be fine.

 
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:31 PM   #3
Rivenin
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home depot has 2 gallon buckets that are food safe for like 3-4 bucks, just a heads up
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