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Offline SiameseMoose

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Re: About being fresh.....
« Reply #30 on: December 10, 2010, 01:46:05 PM »
I'll throw in my ultra-conservative 2 cents: I don't believe those hardware store buckets are food-grade plastics. My grain is in food-grade buckets only. Plus, they were free from a restaurant.
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I named my brewery after my cat, Moose. He's Siamese.
Primary: Belgian IPA
Kellerbier (to be cask conditioned for Memorial Day)
Secondary: 3 different batches of Flanders Red, Lambic, Alt
Lagering: none
Kegs: 18, but not all in use
Bottles: Gazillions
Next up: American Wheat with pear concentrate

Offline hike20

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Re: About being fresh.....
« Reply #31 on: December 10, 2010, 01:49:29 PM »
I use these:
http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=24749&catid=574

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=24495&catid=626

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=24116&catid=626

They're probably overkill but they are air and water tight, pretty easy to open, durable, and not as expensive (especially the last two).



Offline narvin

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Re: About being fresh.....
« Reply #32 on: December 10, 2010, 02:44:05 PM »
Then there are these stack-able, completely air and water tight :

http://www.chicompany.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=261_335_297&products_id=1657

I ferment in the square ones, and just to nitpick, the gamma seal is not airtight enough under pressure to provide bubble to the airlock.  But since "completely airtight" is unnecessary for grain storage (and primary fermentation), it will still work fine.
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Offline tschmidlin

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Re: About being fresh.....
« Reply #33 on: December 11, 2010, 12:06:38 AM »
Tom Schmidlin