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Old 07-16-2008, 04:10 PM   #1
Sep 2007
Grand Forks, ND, USA
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I'm going to brew a 3.5 gallon batch of strong old ale. I'll use my regular 6-gallon bucket for primary, which I figure shouldn't be a problem. However, if I use a 5 gallon carboy for secondary, will there be too much oxygen at the top? Should I just leave it in primary for a month?

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Old 07-16-2008, 04:23 PM   #2
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I think you will be fine. I have made small batches before and didn't have any issues.

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