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Old 05-06-2008, 06:21 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by jllund62 View Post
Actually, What I have done was ordered a Tap a draft system, and wanted to make smaller batches so I can have more variety of beer on hand. since I can use the smaller 3 ltr. bottles on the TAP system I can save the larger bottle for my specialty brews. when I decide make one. My SWMBO doesn't drink, so what I make is all mine. and I'm a casual drinker (everything in moderacy

But you should still ferment in it one bucket or carboy...Or brew the wort and measure out half into each carboy equally then top off both with the same amount of water.
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Old 05-06-2008, 06:24 PM   #12
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You know that it doesn't have to be refrigerated right? I would keep carboys in my bathtub, and bottles in my closet if I had no space whatsoever.
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:52 PM   #13
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no, I'll be doing half batches, since I have equipment for one batch, and a 3 gal. carboy.
The kit came with two 3.3# cans of lme and I weighed and divided all the dry ingredients to the oz.


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Old 05-07-2008, 02:39 PM   #14
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This is not the hobby for the moderate, or so I have experienced! haha Everything in excess
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