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grumpyn55

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Would like to do 2 1/2 gal. Batches but do not know what size fermenter too use . Can I use a
3gal container or do I need more headspace ?
 
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grumpyn55

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Can I also just ferment in the 6 1/5 gal. Pail that I am using now?
 

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You can but you'll want to move it to a smaller fermenter after active fermentation. Maybe make a 3 gallon batch use the bucket for primary and transfer to your 3 gallon fermenter for secondary.
 
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