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cajunbrewer14

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Would 1.5 gallons in a 2 gallon fermenter bucket give it enough head room?
 

Keith81

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It could be depending on yeast strain. Some strains are more vigorous than others.

Edited to add: personally l would start with blow off tube just to avoid a potential mess if it is vigorous.
 
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If you're using US-05, then yes. I haven't had blowoff fermenting 2.5 gallons in a 3g carboy. It's come close a few times, but never blown off other than that one time I had about 2.75g in there lol.
 
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cajunbrewer14

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If you're using US-05, then yes. I haven't had blowoff fermenting 2.5 gallons in a 3g carboy. It's come close a few times, but never blown off other than that one time I had about 2.75g in there lol.
Probably would be US-05
 

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I just did the west coast blaster from Brewing Classic Styles (red ipa) scaled down to 1.5 gallons in a 2 gallon bucket and had no issues using white labs wlp001.
 
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