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    Fermenting in boiler?

    Hey thanks for the quick and intelligent responses guys! Everything that you said makes sense, especially the part about the trub. I pretty much agree that my boiler is not an ideal fermentation chamber, but am glad that my first batch will not be wasted. Thanks again, Pete
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    Fermenting in boiler?

    Firstly, thank you for letting me ask this question. This is my first brew. It is 5 gallons of an extract brew with 2oz of hops boiled for 45min. I was planning on fermenting in a plastic bucket, but when I transfered the cooled wort it started slowly leaking out of the bottom of the...