How many carboys do you have?

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How many Carboys do you have?

  • Just 1

    Votes: 3 7.3%
  • 2 is perfect

    Votes: 4 9.8%
  • 3-4 suits me

    Votes: 8 19.5%
  • I can't make wine fast enough 5+

    Votes: 26 63.4%

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skiboarder72

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Just taking a poll, how many 5 or 6 gallon carboys do you have for winemaking?
 

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I'm probably still a light weight when it comes to carboys. But I have 2, 5 gallon and 5, 6 gallon carboys and 1, 6.5 gallon. Depending on the time of year that is either too many or too few carboys.

Oh and even though you didn't ask for smaller sizes. 5, 3 gallon carboys too.
 

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Honestly, I couldn't tell you without going into the basemet and counting. It has to be over 10 for 5 & 6 gallon carboys. I just picked up 2 - 1 gallon ones yesterday for the first time. Every couple of months I try to sneak another one or two in the house.

:u OK I counted tonight... (1) seven gallon, (12) six gallon, (3) five gallon and (2) 1 gallon. I really need to focus on getting some 1/2 gallons and bungs for 750mm bottles.
 
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You are kidding, right? You haven't even scratched the surface for numbers yet. Your categories should have been in multiples of 10 at least! LOL I can't say in public how many I have........................
 

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Who made up this survey? :?
I think there should be 10+, 15+, 25+, 30+ carboys.. I have More than the last # LOL !

Must be a newbee ...
 

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22 6ers,16 5er'and hell ones count, 8 or 10 or so of those.
 

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2-5 gallon and 9-6 gallon but thinking about picking up 1 more of each when I go to the winery on Saturday. I'm just getting started.:h

Rod
 

Runningwolf

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Tom, I thought the same thing.
 

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I'll play even though I just started the game in October 2009, I have 2-3, 2-5, 2-6 and about 4-1 gallon.
 

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As of today I have
2 6 gallon better bottles
2 italian 6 gallon
2 5 gallon mexican
1 glass 3 gallon
2 1 gallon jugs
Yeah I'm catchin the fever. I think I'm using the 2 5 gallons for beer only though.
 

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Nosey FNG question

How do you guys use up all that wine?

I'm just now clarifying my first kit. I really enjoy doing it, but I'm concerned that I won't be able to drink it fast enough. I figure that it would take me 15 months to drink one kit, and that's assuming I drank nothing else (which isn't going to happen). Contrast that to the guy I read today who does 1-2 kits a month just break even. OMG, that's almost 60 bottles a month!
 
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Tom

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LOL !!!
Gee I go thru close to 90 bottles a month (2-3 a day)... Now when I was a newbee. I did say something close to what you said. But, look what happens when the "hobby" takes over... :dg:dg:dg
 

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Holy cow! Alright well I think I'll have to redo this poll at a later time, with more options... I really can't believe that people have this many carboys though! What the hell does everyone do with all of them? Are you selling the wine? Seriously 10+ carboys!! :ib
 

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1 is too many and 40 isn't enough, what do you do with all the wine, my son is coming over with backhoe this weekend to dig out new wine cellar. Seriously I give away a lot of wine. My goal is to convert the small town I live in to wine drinkers:)
 

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I have 2-6 gallon, 7-5 gallon, 3-3 gallon, 5-1 gallon, 3-3 liter.

All full except for 1-6 gallon, 1-5 gallon, 1-3 gallon & 1-1 gallon. These would be full as well but I need them for racking.
 

JohnT

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in 1990, I started with 5cb,
by 1995, I had grown to 10 demijohns
by 2000, I had grown to 4 500liter stainless steel tanks (holds 2 year worth)
 

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I worry about people with less than 20 carboys :dg
 

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Who made up this survey? :?
I think there should be 10+, 15+, 25+, 30+ carboys.. I have More than the last # LOL !

Must be a newbee ...
I've lost count.
 

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I learned to keep a couple empty for racking
 
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