Q: What is the heat rating for this? I would like to bring the contents to a boil if at all possible.
A: This container is not rated for higher temps and is not borosilicate.
Q: Which style carboy cap work on this type of carboy?
A: Item ID 24-4605 would work on this particular carboy style
Q: Are your carboys really well packed so they won't break in transit?
A: We do use a larger package with sufficient packing material to do our best to limit any possible damage in transit
Q: Thank you for your reply. One more question:
If the carboy were to be cracked or broken upon arrival, would you replace it free of charge?
A: if/when this were to occur we would work with the shipping company to honor a claim and process a reshipment as needed from there
Q: who manufactures this carboy
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Q: Would you recommend the plastic or the rubber bung for this carboy? I am planning on using this carboy ageing my beer. Thank you
A: Either the harder silicone or ruberrized bungs would work fine for sealign the conatiner. I am a bigger fan of the rubberized #7 bung myself but this is jut matter of preference on my end.
Q: I am looking for a carboy like this that is about 2 ft tall x12to 18 in. In diameter. Is this a similar size? Also, I do not want any etching or engraving or raised glass lettering on it Does the carboy pictured have these?
A: The diameter is about 13" and the height is about 20.75". The sides are smooth, but there are some grooves and lettering on the bottom.
Q: What is the circumference of that carboy?
A: The circumference is 40"
Q: Is this carboy flat on the inside of the bottom?
A: There is a 1/4" rise on the bottom of the carboy.
Q: Where is the carboy made?
A: Our current batch of carboys are coming from Italy.
Q: What carboy handle fits this item?
A: The 6.5 gallon carboy handle item #40-1115 will fit this carboy.
Q: What blow off tube should we use with this carboy?
A: The 1" Blow off tube (item #24-4856A) work well with this carboy.
Q: I'm looking into starting home brewing. My question is, what are Carboys used for in the process of fermentation?
A: A 6.5 gallon carboy is typically used to ferment 5 gallons of beer instead of using a 6.5 gallon bucket. Brewers then transfer this 5 gallons into a 5 gallon carboy after fermentation ends to cut down on head space and further clear their beer.
Q: I'm looking for a 6.5 gallon glass jar that does not have ribs on the outside.
A: What has happened is, we used the same pic for all our carboys. I assure you our 6.5 gallon carboy does not have any ribs.
Q: What size drilled rubber bung fits the 6.5 gal glass carboy? Thanks,
A: We find a #7 bung or the small universal bung fits best on the 6.5 gallon glass carboy.