2.5 gallon buckets???

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  1. oliver

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    Does anyone know if there exists a 2.5 gallon fermenting bucket?? i've been looking around for potential 2.5 gallon buckets, simply because my boil size is around 3 gallons, and i end up with about 2.25 gallons in the kettle. I know, how selfish, but it'd be nice to yield a little more than a gallon for my small batches due to my lack of life space. I think possibly a 3 gallon PET carboy could do the trick? my current fermenting fridge is about 20 inches tall, so i'd be fighting for space. Any help is much appreciated!
     
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    Mr. Beer Little Brown Keg works great for 2.25 gallons batches.
     
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    oo, looks like what i need, but it seems like they only sell that along with a kit? Any resale options that might have just the fermenter?
     
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    Go to your local bakery and ask them for a frosting bucket. They toss them. They're 4 gallons and free. A grommet is .50 cents in my shop.
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    My vote goes for the Mr. Beer little brown keg as well. I use one for 2 gallon batches without issue. Just make sure you check ti for leaks before you start your brew day. I got a leak in one on first use at a seam. Took a pic and they sent me a new one. I managed to seal the old one, so got two for one!
     

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