- Nov 5, 2006
- Reaction score
- Raleigh, NC, USA
Great!It was 1.02 and I followed your recommendation last night. It had actually dropped down to, coincidentally, 1.002 by then so the good news is that it kept fermenting, just slower. Now in one bucket - thanks!
I suggest you post SG with 3 significant digits to the right of the decimal, as it eliminates confusion.
My kits all fermented fast, but I didn't have an overflow condition on the Barbera, Chardonnay, or my son's Riesling. The Rhone (my blend) and Super Tuscan were triple batches fermented in 32 gallon Brutes, so I had a wide margin there, although 18 gallons of must filled the Brutes more than I expected.
I'm definitely considering a 10-12 gallon Brute for small batches -- it's normally overkill for a kit, but I've had a few batches where the foam was close to the top of a 7.9 gallon fermenter.