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Offline willyb1972020

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Fermenting on large scale
« on: January 03, 2012, 04:42:26 PM »
Can i ferment 48gal. in a 55gal. brum?

Offline piper55

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Re: Fermenting on large scale
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2012, 03:01:59 PM »
sure why not,is it plastic?dont use steel or anything that was used to store chemicals.I use a 15 gallon keg, I just took the ball lock out and put a large stopper with an airlock.You would have to drill an airlock on your drum with a grommet

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Re: Fermenting on large scale
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2012, 07:55:28 PM »
Yes food grade, Just starting out but i have 3 55gal food grade drums just wanted to know. So if I get a lot of kegs I can just do a lot of work for a couple months or so and have beer for a long time. Don’t drink a lot this is more of a hobby for me. ? How should beer be stored in a keg uncalibrated or carbonated.

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Re: Fermenting on large scale
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2012, 08:38:25 AM »
Be very careful, check your State laws on Homebrewing. Most only allow 100gal per year, 200gal if there are 2 or more people over the age of 21 in the household.