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Old 07-01-2008, 07:00 PM   #21
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Seems like the opaque ones would be better since you could see the liquid level. Although, do you really care?

 
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Old 07-01-2008, 07:16 PM   #22
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That looks awesome! I have been looking for something like that since I do 10 gallon batches pretty much exclusively anymore.

 
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Old 07-01-2008, 07:20 PM   #23
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Anyone that is interested should ask their LHBS if they sell the old LME bulk containers. at www.homebrewhq.com they sell them for 5 bucks.

 
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Old 07-01-2008, 09:50 PM   #24
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US Plastics also sells them brand new for $28 each.

 
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Old 07-02-2008, 04:41 AM   #25
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seems like you could add one of those bottling adapters from a bottling bucket.. but not much you could do as far as a racking arm..
I've been thinking about this and I don't think it would work......you've got to get that plastic nut on from the inside with those bottling bucket spigots and it doesn't seem like theres a way to get your arm down in there...

 
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Old 07-02-2008, 07:36 PM   #26
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I just bought one too! This is gonna be great. Maybe I'll make my first Apfelwein in it.
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Old 07-02-2008, 07:45 PM   #27
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I've been thinking about this and I don't think it would work......you've got to get that plastic nut on from the inside with those bottling bucket spigots and it doesn't seem like theres a way to get your arm down in there...

Amy Winehouse disagrees. I think you could stick her in there head first.


 
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Old 07-02-2008, 08:32 PM   #28
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I've been thinking about this and I don't think it would work......you've got to get that plastic nut on from the inside with those bottling bucket spigots and it doesn't seem like theres a way to get your arm down in there...
I agree, plus it would add to the problem of cleaning and sanitizing. The 1/2" Auto Siphon is the way to go. I can't wait to rack my Saison after 10 days of fermenting. It's sweet as the temp fluctuates from 85 during the day to 75 at night, just like a French Farmhouse in the summer. Oui Oui!

 
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Old 07-02-2008, 09:50 PM   #29
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Amy Winehouse disagrees. I think you could stick her in there head first.
Too funny!

My local brewery is coming out with a Saison this month. I'm going to give it a try.

I've been fermenting around 77°F lately. Having a beer that likes the higher temps would be nice.

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Old 07-03-2008, 04:35 AM   #30
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I Use a food grade plastic bag in mine, to make for easy cleanup
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