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1 Gallon Glass Jug

SKU: 7009

Ferment small batches of fruit wine or store overflow from a batch of beer with this clear glass 1-gallon jug. Ideal as a secondary fermentor, make craft beer and wine in this see-through, odor-free glass jug perfect for homemade brew.

This is the same jug used in our Micro Bru Small Batch Starter Kit, Master Vintner® Fresh Harvest® Fruit Winemaking Kit and the Master Vintner® Small Batch Wine Starter Kit for secondary fermentation.
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Ferment small batches of fruit wine or store overflow from a batch of beer with this clear glass 1-gallon jug. Ideal as a secondary fermentor, make craft beer and wine in this see-through, odor-free glass jug perfect for homemade brew.

  • Heavy-duty glass with carrying loop
  • 1-gallon capacity
  • Seal with a #6 stopper (sold separately)
  • Does not include cap

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Additional Information

Height 12"
Diameter 6"

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Perfect
This was exactly what I needed as a fermentation vessel for my mead. Arrived quickly, and in perfect condition.
July 20, 2013
Good for small batches
I use these for small experiments for both beer and wine making. Glass is good because it wont scratch, and I use the Poly Seal caps to seal them shut.
July 24, 2013
Can't have enough
I mainly use the 1 gallon jugs for fruit wine creations, but they also are very handy for when you're thinking of brewing up a batch of beer that is a bit off the beaten path.
September 17, 2013
Good for small experiments
I use the 1 gallon jugs for aging small batches of fruit wines I experiment with. For small batches glass is better than plastic because the risk of breaking is less, and the weight is less of an issue, and glass is much easier to clean._x000D_
September 19, 2013
Long term aging vessel
I have a few of these jugs and use them for small batches of wine or Mead._x000D_I have a jug brush so they are easy to clean. and great for aging because no air can get in.
December 9, 2013
Perfect for wine
I make small batches of wine and the jugs are the right size for aging. I degass and seal them up for a year or however long it takes.
January 17, 2014
Great for small batches
These 1 gallon jugs are great for doing small batches of fruit wine. New to winemaking and these are great to experiment with.
March 4, 2014
use them in many different ways beside wine.
wine , beer pounch, what ever you want to store i got 4 in my house. if i want to try a small batch of something i use a gagg ol for it .
March 21, 2016
good jugs
I like the jug not too thin and not hard to clean
April 4, 2014
Perfect price
I wanted a couple of smaller carboys for my smaller batches of mead, I searched all over both internet and local suppliers, what they wanted for a very similar product was kinda ridiculous. Then I found Midwest... problem solved. _x000D_These do the trick and are so affordable, I ended up buying 4 and will buy more as needed. Midwest is the only place I go to buy my mead and wine making supplies... Great prices, point system is nice, the customer service is reliable, friendly and they respond quickly. highly recommend.
April 7, 2014
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i'm looking to use this for coins.. is the opening big enough to accommodate quarters?
A shopper on Feb 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It will accommodate quarters with no problem. Don't have it by me or I'd provide opening dimensions.
How big is mouth opening?
A shopper on Dec 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The mouth opening is roughly the size of an American half dollar, or British 50 pence piece. In other words, it is not very big. I have three, but I am upgrading soon for various reasons. You will need a wire brush for cleaning, and you will certainly need a funnel to fill the jug. The best way to clean it (in my experience) is to rinse it immediately after you rack your beer (or cider perhaps) to a secondary or bottles; then fill it will hot water and soap and let sit to loosen any debris. Use your wire brush to clean the soft remnants. They certainly are nice for one gallon batches, however.
Is there enough room for head space with 1 gallon of liquid?
Robert G on Nov 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Not if you are using it for fermentation. You will need to leave room for that. I add water to mine after fermentation has subsided a little when I know that it will not go thru the airlock.
Is this made in the USA?
A shopper on Mar 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, these one gallon jugs are US-made. They are from Arkansas Glass. - Mike W, Midwest Supplies
do you sell caps for these gallon carboys?
L E on Feb 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, we have two options:

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/38mm-poly-seal-screw-cap-fits-most-1-2-1-gallon-jugs.html

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/38mm-metal-screw-single-cap-fits-most-1-2-1-gallon-jugs.html
Will the small universal stopper fit this jug?
S Q on Dec 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jon,

The small universal stopper is a little too big, you'll need the number 6:

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/rubber-stopper-size-6-drilled.html

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/rubber-stopper-size-6-solid.html

Cheers!

Charles

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