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Old 12-25-2012, 05:18 AM   #1
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Would a 6 gallon carbon be big enough for a 6 gallon batch? Or would I need something bigger?



 
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Old 12-25-2012, 05:30 AM   #2
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You might want to get something bigger, or just make a 5 gallon batch.

Although if you fix a blowoff tube onto it, you'll lose a ton of your krausen but should make out alright.


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Old 12-25-2012, 06:08 AM   #3
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Is it a true 6 gallon, or the 6.5 gallon acid carboy? The true 6 g will blow off a ton, but the acid carboy has more than enough headspace.

Just in case you are in the market for one, and don't already own.

 
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:31 PM   #4
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It's a true 6 gallon. I guess I will just use the 6.5 gal bucket I have

 
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:58 PM   #5
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It will just blow off into the over flow and just waste beer. Need to get a 6.5 gallon.


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