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Old 01-09-2013, 10:46 PM   #1
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Hi all, we go through a lot of mill around my house, so I was thinking of something to do with all of em. Could I stick a stopper on the top of one and use it as a small fermenter for experimentation?

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Old 01-09-2013, 10:49 PM   #2
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Yeast don't care about shape

 
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:52 PM   #3
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A #6.5 Drilled Stopper and airlock is what you want. I've done it with cider, worked good.

 
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:52 AM   #4
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Cool, thanks for the validation
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:55 AM   #5
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Quote:
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Yeast don't care about shape
Not true. Yeast care quite a bit about shape.
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:11 AM   #6
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That's quite debatable on a one gallon scale.

 
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:27 AM   #7
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Give me a gallon fermenter the shape of a drinking straw and one the shape of a saucer and I will end the debate.
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:36 AM   #8
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Well that's an asinine analogy. In commonly found fermenters on the homebrew scale shape makes no matter whether it be a vittle vault, bucket, carboy, wine jug or conical I challenge you to taste a difference.

 
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