I purchased the 20L version of this in November of 2011. I posted my first impressions then and in relatively short order every Speidel plastic fermenter was sold out. The 12L version is finally back in stock.
I have used my Speidel fermenter extensively. I really, really like it. It has a quality heavy duty construction (HDPE), and all ports have gaskets.
- Heavy duty HDPE construction is durable and resists oxygen transfer. None of the risks of working with glass.
- Small footprint makes them easy to store - take better advantage of the space you have to dedicate to wine & beer making.
- Built-in handles make these tanks easy to move, even when full.
- Large lid opening makes them easy to clean by hand - say goodbye to your carboy brush!
- All ports seal with gaskets and the vessel can be fully sealed for long-term storage.
- Includes a spigot. 12L model does not include an airlock.
- Designed and manufactured in Germany by Speidel, the makers of our legendary commercial wine tanks
Speidel Plastic Fermenter - 12L (3.2 gal) FE705 - $35 + Free Shipping with a $59 order
EDIT: Those sold out in 2 and a half hours. I'm hoping that isn't this year's entire supply and that more will be added to inventory. Want a notification if these come back in stock? Email HBF. If you're interested in other sizes, let me know, and I'll shoot you an email when those come back into stock.
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