I've always bottled directly after the primary fermentation has finished. What's the point of the secondary fermentation? Can I use a bucket or is it something that really necessitates a glass carboy?
I have a few Mr Beer extract kits left over from when I started this hobby. Can I ferment a 3 gallon recipe in a 5 gallon bucket? Will there be too much head space?
Last year, I bought lots of 6 gallon buckets for storing grain. They were from morebeer, and look like this The buckets do the job, but the lids are tricky to get on and off. I'm thinking of ...