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Old 07-08-2012, 09:30 AM   #1
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Does it matter how big the brew bucket is?

I.e. 17 L of juice in a 30 L brew bucket?

 
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Old 07-08-2012, 11:54 AM   #2
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For the active primary fermentation = NO. For secondary fermentation and bulk aging you want 0 head space.
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Old 07-09-2012, 03:46 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by roadymi
For the active primary fermentation = NO. For secondary fermentation and bulk aging you want 0 head space.
For the secondary should i use an airlock or leave it sealed?

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:49 AM   #4
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You will want an airlock

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:02 AM   #5
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You will want an airlock
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