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Old 12-14-2007, 09:34 PM   #1
...My Junk is Ugly...
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And bought two more 7 1/2 gallon fermenting buckets.

This should let me continue to do weekly 10-gallon batches, but let my beer primary for two weeks.

So instead of racking my 1 week old APA out of my buckets tonight...they can continue to slumber while I break in the newbies.

Why the hell did I wait so long to spend $35.00 for this solution?

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Old 12-14-2007, 09:41 PM   #2
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i know what you mean. i just bought two 5 gallon aging carboys last weekend and I am realizing that do not have nearly enough fermenters (1 7.5 gallon bucket, 1 6.5 gallon bucket and 1 6.5 carboy)

how am i going to justify to the SWMBO the new buckets (i could see getting 2 6.5 carboys so i can actually watch the ferment for once)

i am already very small scale compared to most on the list, but if i had more fermenterI could for sure get that batch of apfelwine going like i want to and fast!

this has nothing much to do with your post, but after a pint of my latest Porter, i said what the heck!
Its not the beer that gets ya!.

Primary 1: air
Primary 2: Apfelwine #1- 6 gal (9-10)
Primary 3: Hodgepodge Wine (13)
Secondary: Innsmouth Pale Ale (BB IPA)(12)
Secondary 2: Benischewitz (w1) (home grown concord wine)
Kegged/Bottled: Leaky Tap Braggot (8) Kegged/ Miskatonic Chronic (BB Holiday Ale)(11) Bottled/Providence Stout (7) Bottled/Honey Brown Ale (6) Bottled

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Chianti (w2)(kit),Reisling (w3)(kit),

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Old 12-14-2007, 10:12 PM   #3
...My Junk is Ugly...
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Hitting the good stuff early.

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Old 12-14-2007, 10:33 PM   #4
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The only amazing thing I see here is those FedEx shipping times.

I've never had FedEx take LESS than 8 days (maybe 7, not sure what time I've placed the orders) which is why I like UPS so much more. :P

Yay for GAS!
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Old 12-14-2007, 10:46 PM   #5
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Both my homemade 14 gal fermenters had beer in them last Sunday when I brewed so I had to put it in two 6 gallon carboys, seemed like more of a PITA with trying to devide my starter up etc.
I think I am going to get a couple more of the red and white ones. The first one I made I put a BB racking arm on but the second one I am planning on putting a corny post on it. I will be racking both of them this weekend so I will see how it goes & decide how I want the next ones setup.

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Old 12-14-2007, 10:50 PM   #6
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SuperiorBrew, where did you get those fermenters?
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Old 12-15-2007, 12:03 AM   #8
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I need to get some more buckets, they are so much easier to clean then the carboys. I have about (6) 5 gallon carboys so secondary space is never a problem.

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Old 12-15-2007, 03:04 AM   #9
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I was cleaning up after my last little brew day party. We had people coming over every night last week to bottle their first ever batch of home brew. I start counting.. 6 each 6.5 corboys and 5 each 5 gal carboys plus 2 each 7.5 gal buckets. sadly all but two carboys are empty. BUT first AG batch gets brewed tomorrow. Hope everyone hears my cries for assistance.

EDIT: not to mention my brew partner just picked up a 14.5 gal blickmann stainless conicle for chistmas

now all we need to do is fill em up!
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