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WorldTravelingJoe

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I have read where I don't need to leave a lot of head space when I move to a carboy. Do I just top it with spring water? I have a good alcohol level and don't want to water it down. This is actually my 2nd vessel, the first is COMPLETELY full. This 2nd one is a 1 gallon that is 90% full.

THANKS for your help.

JOE
 

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I have read where I don't need to leave a lot of head space when I move to a carboy. Do I just top it with spring water? I have a good alcohol level and don't want to water it down. This is actually my 2nd vessel, the first is COMPLETELY full. This 2nd one is a 1 gallon that is 90% full.

THANKS for your help.

JOE
Do as Floandgary has mentioned.
 

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I have read where I don't need to leave a lot of head space when I move to a carboy. Do I just top it with spring water? I have a good alcohol level and don't want to water it down. This is actually my 2nd vessel, the first is COMPLETELY full. This 2nd one is a 1 gallon that is 90% full.

THANKS for your help.

JOE
Do as @Floandgary has mentioned.
 

Johny99

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If your 1 gallon low is a five gallon carboy, I'd move to smaller jugs, say a three and a one. If you are talking 10 or more, then I agree with floandgary.
 
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