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Hands on Review: Ss Brewtech Brew Bucket and FTSs Temperature Control System

This review is by Homebrew Finds Contributor Brad Probert.  Brad is an engineer, expert homebrewer and experienced reviewer.  Grab a link to Brad’s website at the end of this review.

Ss Brewtech Brew Bucket

Right from the start I knew there was something special with the Ss Brewtech fermenter as I opened the box it came in. Having received some gear that came out of torn and collapsing boxes recently, it stood out to me how the box was completely together. While you might chalk that up to how careful the delivery guy was, I could tell this box was designed with purpose. The thickness of the layers, and the construction of the layers were clearly designed to handle both scrapes and crushing loads. All this might seem trivial, until you unbox that new shiny piece of equipment you’ve spent your hard-earned dollars on and find it scratched, scuffed, or slightly out of round. With the thought and purpose Ss Brewtech put into their packaging, you can tell that they wouldn’t accept those careless things to happen to their equipment. And that counts.

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Catalyst Fermentation System – Conical Fermenter

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The Catalyst Fermentation System, Craft a Brew, 6.5 gal Conical Fermenter for Beer Home Brewing and Wine Making

The Catalyst Fermentation System, Craft a Brew, 6.5 gal Conical Fermenter for Beer Home Brewing and Wine Making

  • 6.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter that separates sediment, eliminates transfers and allows you to bottle straight from your fermenter
  • The Catalyst’s tank is made from Tritan, a food-safe, BPA-free polymer. This revolutionary material retains the same clarity and smoothness of glass, but is resistant to shattering
  • 3″ Trub Trap Butterfly Valve – the largest in the industry- is designed to work with any large-mouthed mason jar, which makes catching and storing viable yeasts or separating sediment super simple
  • Includes: 6.5 Gallon Tank with Lid, Stand (Base, 2 Legs, 2 Support Beams, 8 Screws), 3″ Proprietary Butterfly Valve, Bottling Attachment, Transfer Tubing, Tubing Clamp, Rubber Stopper
  • 16 Oz. Wide Mouth Mason Jar, Allen Wrench, Total Height (does not include airlock): 26.25″ Maximum Width: 17″

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The Catalyst Fermentation System, Craft a Brew, 6.5 gal Conical Fermenter for Beer Home Brewing and Wine Making

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Hands on Review: Fermentasaurus Conical Fermenter

This review is by Homebrew Finds Contributor Brad Probert.  Brad is an engineer, expert homebrewer and experienced reviewer.  Grab a link to Brad’s website at the end of this review.

Fermentasaurus Conical Fermenter

There are a lot of different fermenters on the market. Most of us started with the standard 6.5 gallon plastic bucket, and many never looked back. Going against its dinosaur-like name, the Fermentasaurus attempts to be a vision of the future, and differs from the plastic bucket in material, shape, and features.

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HBF Exclusive – Save On 14 Gallon FastFerment Conical Fermenter!

14 gallon fastferment

14 Gallon FastFerment Conical Fermenter

About, from love2brew: “Conical fermenters offer superior performance for beer & wine making versus traditional carboys and pails. The FastFerment offers similar functionality when compared to stainless steel Conical Fermenters at a fraction of the price.

Conical fermenters remove some of the process out of fermenting your beer. This is beneficial because the it reduces some of potential for contamination and/or oxidation. Conical fermenters allow you to drop the yeast out of the bottom when primary fermentation is finished. Your FastFerment may be used as a primary fermenter and a secondary (after the yeast has been dropped out), you save time by not having to transfer and clean a separate vessel. After additional conditioning you may bottle/keg directly from the FastFerment using the attachable hose barb and attaching your tubing to the barb.

Cleaning the FastFerment is very easy with the wide removable lid. Be sure to use soft sponges and not steel brushes or rough plastics to guarantee the longevity of your FastFerment.

The 14 Gallon FastFerment includes a stand. This unit is not wall mountable like the smaller 7.9 Gallon Fast Ferment.”

love2brew… loves HBF Readers!  As such they are extending you a 10% discount on this conical fermenter use coupon code HBF1017 to get the deal.  This is the first discount I can recall seeing on this newer fermenter.  Shipping is also free to most US addresses.  Check l2b for current availability.

FASTFERMENT 14 GALLON CONICAL FERMENTER

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New Release: 7.5 Gallon Anvil Stainless Steel Bucket Fermentor

Anvil Bucket Fermentor 7.5 Gallon

Anvil Bucket Fermentor 7.5 Gallon via Adventures in Homebrewing

from AIH: “A durable, dependable fermentor bucket from Anvil Brewing. Constructed of 304 Stainless Steel, this fermenting bucket is perfect for serious minded home brewers. The bottom features a conical design for trapping the maximum amount of sediment and the rotating racking arm ensures that you can pull trub free samples or transfers. Embossed volume markings make filling your fermentor to the correct levels a breeze. Anvil Bucket Fermentor includes a ball valve, air-lock and stopper as well.”

Anvil Bucket Fermentor Features:

  • 304 Stainless Steel Construction
  • 7.5 Gallon Capacity
  • Rotating Racking Arm
  • Conical Bottom
  • Includes Air-Lock, Ball Valve, and Stopper

As of this posting, AIH has this available for $129.99 as a pre-order.  Check product page for current price and availability.

Anvil Bucket Fermentor 7.5 Gallon

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14 Gallon FastFerment Conical Fermenter – $152.99 + 40% Off Leg Extensions

14 gallon fastferment

14 Gallon FastFerment Conical Fermenter

About, from Great Fermentations: “The 14 gallon FastFerment, from the good folks at Fast Brewing, is here! This 14 gallon conical fermenter is a larger version of their best-selling 7.9 gallon FastFerment conical fermenter and is made for making bigger batches of beer and wine! With all the award-winning features of its smaller counterpart, this version has a total capacity of 14 gallons (53 liters), perfect for making 10 gallon batches of beer or up to 12 gallon batches of wine! The design of the conical allows you to dump trub and collect yeast in the collection ball. With this design, there is no need for a secondary vessel! Perform both primary and secondary fermentation in the same vessel! What’s more, with the optional leg extensions (sold separately), you can drain direcly into kegs or bottle straight from the fermenter! Experience all the ease and convenience of a larger conical fermenter without the incredibly high cost of stainless steel.

  • 14 US Gallon / 53 Liter Conical Fermenter
  • Base Fermenter Stand
  • Large Screw Top Lid with Hollow Silicon Gasket
  • Rubber Grommet and 3-Piece Plastic Airlock
  • Bottom Collection Ball for Harvesting Yeast
  • Teflon Seated Union Valve with Fittings
  • Solid Tubular Steel Stand with Assembly Screws
  • PVC Hose and Hose Clamp
  • Stainless Steel Thermowell
  • Teflon Tape
  • Step by Step Instructions and Best Practices Manual

I’ve seen one other discount on this 14 gallon conical.  That sale brought it down to $161.99.  Great Fermentations has a 15% off site wide sale going on now that works with this making it just $152,99.  This is the best price I’ve seen on this fermenter, Use coupon code HR1337 to get the deal.  This also stacks with a 40% off leg extensions sale that GF also has going on.  Check Great Fermentations for current availability.

14 GALLON FASTFERMENT CONICAL FERMENTER

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14 Gallon FastFerment Conical Fermenter – 10% Off for HBF Readers

14 gallon fastferment

14 Gallon FastFerment Conical Fermenter

About, from love2brew: “Conical fermenters offer superior performance for beer & wine making versus traditional carboys and pails. The FastFerment offers similar functionality when compared to stainless steel Conical Fermenters at a fraction of the price.

Conical fermenters remove some of the process out of fermenting your beer. This is beneficial because the it reduces some of potential for contamination and/or oxidation. Conical fermenters allow you to drop the yeast out of the bottom when primary fermentation is finished. Your FastFerment may be used as a primary fermenter and a secondary (after the yeast has been dropped out), you save time by not having to transfer and clean a separate vessel. After additional conditioning you may bottle/keg directly from the FastFerment using the attachable hose barb and attaching your tubing to the barb.

Cleaning the FastFerment is very easy with the wide removable lid. Be sure to use soft sponges and not steel brushes or rough plastics to guarantee the longevity of your FastFerment.

The 14 Gallon FastFerment includes a stand. This unit is not wall mountable like the smaller 7.9 Gallon Fast Ferment.”

love2brew… loves HBF Readers!  As such they are extending you a 10% discount on this conical fermenter use coupon code HBF1017 to get the deal.  This is the first discount I can recall seeing on this newer fermenter.  Shipping is also free to most US addresses.  Check l2b for current availability.

FASTFERMENT 14 GALLON CONICAL FERMENTER

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Yeast: love2brew carries a couple lines of hard to find lines of yeast: East Coast Yeast and The Yeast Bay – If you’re looking to qualify for free shipping or just grab some hard to get yeast, consider adding to your order.

Save at love2brew: Sale and Clearance items

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