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Glass carboys are airtight, easily sanitized and do not hold an odor. They can be preferred to plastic buckets and plastic carboys because they do not scratch easily and do not break down over time. If handled carefully, a glass carboy will last decades while giving the same great performance for fermentations. Seal with a Small Universal Stopper or a standard 6.5 rubber stopper. Our packaging experts have worked hard to create the best packaging and handling methods for glass carboys, so that this product arrives safe and sound.
Be sure to check out the Brew Hauler for safely moving a full glass carboy or the Brewery Essentials Glass Carboy Buddy for all the accessories you'll need.
4.1 / 5.017 Reviews20 pounds of honey, ruined with a flawed carboy!Making my first batch of mead. Added all the ingredients. Put the bung and bubble lock on and as I was walking out of the room, I heard a 'clunk' and turned to see 20 pounds of honey, 4 gallons of spring water and all the yeast and nutrient gushing out of a hole in side of my carboy. A piece of glass the size of my fist had just 'popped' out of the side. So upset!!!January 12, 2016Response from Northern BrewerHi Christine,
I'm sorry to hear that your carboy broke. Please send us an email and we'd be happy to work on a resolution for you.November 21, 2016Northern Brewer NMine cracked.My 6-gallon carboy cracked as I was cleaning it just now. It was not dropped or mechanically stressed in any way (like lifting a full carboy by the handle around the neck, for example). Perhaps the hot tap water I was using for cleaning caused it to crack but I've been cleaning them with hot water for years. The triangular piece of glass came out from the upper 'shoulder' of the carboy. I have several and I can't be sure which one this was, but it was no older than 4 years old. I'll probably replace it with a 5 gallon eventually.May 22, 2016Good customer service.Carboy was broken upon arrival. NB replaced it no questions asked.September 29, 2016Love this CarboyStrong glass, great quality.Its much better than the plastic bucket.October 9, 2016Great CarboyAn essential item for brewing great beer. With this classic glass carboy you can't go wrong.September 24, 2016Great product. Couldn't be anyGreat product. Couldn't be any happierFebruary 10, 2016Great ProductExcellent construction and works perfectly for those sweet 5 gal batches!October 12, 2016Excellent quality carboyThe 6 Gallon Carboy is a very high quality item. It was packed carefully and arrived with no damage....Excellent!October 16, 2015ExcellentGreat product, it's packaged very well to avoid damage from shipping.November 12, 2015
Browse 3 questions Browse 3 questions and 8 answersIs there a closed seal for storing water? I don't need it to breathe.BEST ANSWER: You can buy a stopper with no hole for an airlock that way it will be totally sealedCan these carboys be autoclaved? What is the temperature tolerance? Has it been tested? Thanks!BEST ANSWER: We just use pressure washer and sanitizerCan you please tell me the height and width of the 6 gallon glass carboy and also for the 6.5 gallon glass carboy.BEST ANSWER: The 6 gallon carboy is about 22" tall (without airlock) and about 11" in diameter.
The 6.5 gallon one is about 22.5" tall (without airlock) and about 12" in diameter.