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Offline dannyjed

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Primary for Mead
« on: September 05, 2011, 11:21:21 AM »
I've never made mead before and I was wondering if it is possible to use a 5 gal carboy as a primary for a 5 gal batch of mead?  Or do you need more head space like a batch of beer?
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Re: Primary for Mead
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2011, 11:56:22 AM »
If you are degassing and doing staggered nutrient additions, you will want more headspace than for beer. If you are not doing either, the headspace requirement is pretty small.