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Old 06-30-2007, 08:47 PM   #1
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Now, don't everybody scream at once, but I was wondering if a 5 gallon water cooler jug, (Culligan, Sparkletts, etc.) could be used as a makeshift carboy? It would seem to me that it would be very much like using a better bottle.
As long as it could be fitted with a stopper or a carboy cap.

Do I deserve to be flogged for asking this?

I'm just eager to brew, and as of right now I only have one carboy. I definitely need to get several more, but would it work just for now?

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Old 06-30-2007, 09:29 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by talleymonster
Do I deserve to be flogged for asking this?
In short, yes. Do a search first.

Here's a list of posts that can answer your question:
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Old 07-01-2007, 01:18 AM   #3
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40 lashes with a wet noodle!!!!
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