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Offline Stu

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Fermenter head space
« on: September 14, 2015, 09:38:58 AM »
Brewed this recipe this weekend - http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=52776
2.5 gallon batch, hit my mark on the OG - 1037
I do have one question.
I'm using a 6.5 gal plastic fermenter with about 3 gallons of beer fermenting.
Does the head space make a difference? because I started it on Saturday with hopes of seeing the airlock start bubbling but nothing yet.
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Re: Fermenter head space
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2015, 11:59:36 AM »
You could ferment that yeast in an open shoebox and you'd be fine ;)