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Old 02-21-2008, 03:34 AM   #1
Jan 2008
northeast Montana
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ive got a 7 gal ale pail......any problems with mixing a 3 or so gal batch in it and letting it ferment out? not planning on letting it sit much longer than required to ferment in the pail..............

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Old 02-21-2008, 04:26 AM   #2
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Shouldn't be a problem during active fermentation. The CO2 will put a nice blanket over your cider to protect it.
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