Category Archives: Grain Storage

IRIS Airtight Storage Container [~ 68 lb Grain Capacity] – $21.99 + free prime ship

IRIS airtight storage container.  Airtight seal.  Made of FDA compliant, BPA free material.  Wide opening for easy access.  Includes wheels/casters.  Translucent sides so you can see contents.


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Premium airtight plastic food container features an airtight seal and snap lock latch to keep moisture, humidity and pests out.
  • Airtight storage bins are tapered so they’re easy to clean and scoop food from.
  • Airtight containers for food hold up to 45 pounds of dry pet food.
  • BPA free rolling dry food storage bin includes casters for easy mobility.
  • Dimensions: 18.5″L x 13.6″W x 22.9″H

According to specs on the manufacture’s website model #300662 has a capacity of 55 quarts.  55 quarts = 13.75 gallons.  My rule of thumb for grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 68.75 lbs of grain.  That’s only an estimate.

What are others saying?  Search this container’s Amazon reviews for “malt”

4/19/19 8 PM Central: This has dropped to $21.99.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

IRIS Premium Airtight Pet Food Storage Containers – multiple sizes and colors available


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60-Pound Capacity Vittles Vault Stackable, Airtight Storage Bin [Grain Storage] – $24.98, less than 40 lb size + free prime ship

Vittles Vault Airtight Stackable Pet Food Container

60 lb Stackable Vittles Vault Container.  The Vittles Vault line of stackable containers are very popular for bulk grain storage.

They are.. food grade, airtight and pest proof.  They also have a large easy access opening and the ability to stack makes them space efficient.  Heavy Duty construction and easy spin off and on lid.  Lid features lock-down double gaskets.  The body includes molded handles for easy carrying.  Made from FDA approved Food Grade Plastic and BPA Free.

This 60 lb capacity Vittles Vault easily holds a 50-55 lb bag of grain.  Stock up on bags of malt to save money, have fresher grain and be ready for your next homebrew.

4/17/19 11 AM Central: This has recently (earlier in April) sold for about $40.  It’s dropped to $24.98.  That’s just 99 cents shy of the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderFor some pricing clarity, this is actually less than the current price ($26.69) for the smaller 40 lb size…  Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Vittles Vault Stackable – multiple size options are typically available


Also: All Grain Tips & Gear | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review] | Cereal Killer Grain MIll | Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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Homebrew Grain ScaleUltraship 55 lb Grain Scale – Review

 

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IRIS Airtight Container [25 to 40 lb Capacity Grain Storage] – $14.99 + free prime ship

IRIS Airtight Container.  Rated for 25 lbs of pet food.  BPA free and with FDA compliant material.  Airtight.

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Airtight seal and snap lock latch keep out moisture, humidity, and pests
  • Tapered container makes it easy to scoop out pet food
  • Holds up to 25-lbs dog food, 22-lbs cat food, 40-lbs of bird seed or 55-lbs cat litter
  • Includes 4 wheels for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 14.6″D x 13.8″W x 17.3″H, Inside: 12 x 12 x 14.3 Inches
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material

 

According to specs on the manufacturer’s website model #MP-350/SKU 300570 has a capacity of 32.5 quarts.  32.5 quarts = 8.125 gallons.  My rule of thumb for grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 40.6 lbs of grain.  That’s an estimate.

4/15/19 11:30 AM Central: This is just $14.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

IRIS Nesting Airtight Pet Food Container, Large – multiple sizes and styles may be available, a different version may show up at this link


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IRIS Airtight Storage Container [~10 lbs Grain Storage Capacity] – $8.99 + free prime ship

IRIS Nesting Airtight Pet Food Container

IRIS Nesting Airtight Pet Food Container by IRIS USA, Inc

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Airtight seal keep out moisture, humidity and pests
  • Tapered shape from top to bottom; easy to clean
  • “Positive-snap” latche so you know when the lid is closed
  • Holds 6-lbs dog food, 5-lbs cat food, 10-lbs of bird seed, 11.5-lbs cat litter
  • Made in the USA; FDA-compliant and BPA-free material

 

According to specs on the manufacturer’s website model #MP-220/SKU 300540 has a capacity of 8 quarts.  8 quarts = 2 gallons.  My rule of thumb for grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 10 lbs of grain.  That’s an estimate.

4/12/19 10 AM Central: This is selling for $8.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

IRIS Nesting Airtight Pet Food Container – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Vittles Vault Airtight Stackable Pet Food Container60 lb Stackable Vittles Vault Container via Amazon

14 Gallon Drum – Eagle 1610MB – [Grain Storage, Water Collection, Fermentation] – $29.91 + free shipping

Eagle 1610MB Blue High Density Polyethylene Lab Pack Drum with Metal Lever-lock Lid, 14 gallon Capacity, 26.5" Height, 15" Diameter

Eagle 1610MB Blue High Density Polyethylene Lab Pack Drum with Metal Lever-lock Lid, 14 gallon Capacity, 26.5″ Height, 15″ Diameter

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Lab pack drum comes with a plastic lid and can be used to store, transport, and dispose of small, intact containers of hazardous materials and help contain spills
  • Made of blue HDPE, which weighs less than steel, is resistant to dents, punctures, and certain chemicals, and may be incinerated
  • Metal lever-lock ring can be used to secure the lid to the drum
  • Has 14-gallon storage capacity; weighs 8 lb.; measures approximately 26-1/2″ high and 15″ in diameter
  • Meets DOT regulation 173.12 and UN standards concerning the packaging and shipping of hazardous materials

 

Possible homebrew uses includes: Conversion for use a fermenter, grain storage and water collection

I estimate 5 lbs per gallon for grain storage capacity.  At 14 gallons that would figure to approximately 70 lbs of grain storage capacity.  That’s an estimate.

What are Other’s Saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “fermenter” AND “brew”

4/11/19 11 AM Central: This has recently (within the past three months) spiked as high as $40.35.  It’s dropped to $29.91.  That’s $4.73 shy of the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Eagle 1610MB Blue High Density Polyethylene Lab Pack Drum with Metal Lever-lock Lid, 14 gallon Capacity, 26.5″ Height, 15″ Diameter – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Search Amazon for Food Safe Airlock Grommet

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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Gamma Seal Lids – Spin Off, Airtight Bucket Lids [Grain Storage] – now $7.35, volatile pricing + free prime ship, volatile pricing

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Gamma Seal Lid by Gamma2


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Keeps food fresh
  • Airtight seal protects the contents
  • Easy spin on/off lid

“Transform your bucket into an easy opening, airtight, pest-proof storage container with the universal Gamma Seal Lid. When attached to virtually any 12″ diameter bucket (3.5- to 7.0 gallon), the Gamma Seal Lid provides airtight protection for the contents—excellent for literally thousands of storage applications. The resilient elastomeric gaskets keep air and contaminants out, while protecting the contents. Stackability is also a handy feature! The Gamma Seal Lid is available in a variety of food-grade colors for safe storage.”


Gamma Seal Lids [Hands on Review] are a great upgrade to standard buckets.  You attach the base of the unit to the bucket and leave that intact.  The lid screws on and off easily.  No more prying lids off.  These are also airtight.  I use buckets with Gamma Seal Lids as my primary storage for bulk grain and recipe kits.

How much grain can you store in a 5 gallon bucket?  My rule of thumb for grain storage capacity is 5 lbs per gallon.  With that estimate a  50 lb sack of grain fits in (2) 5 gallon buckets.  That’s an estimate and will vary.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brewing”

4/11/19 10:30 AM Central:  These are selling for $7.35. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. In my opinion pricing on these have been relatively volatile lately… Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Gamma Seal Lid


Gamma Seal Lids are available in a variety of colors and quantity offerings – Search Gamma Seal Lids on Amazon

Also: Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME | All Grain Tips & Gear

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Airtight Storage Container [~55-80 lb+ Grain Capacity] – $21.99 + free prime ship

IRIS Premium Airtight Pet Food Storage Containers

IRIS airtight storage container.  Airtight seal.  Made of FDA compliant, BPA free material.  Wide opening for easy access.  Includes wheels/casters.  Translucent sides so you can see contents.


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Premium airtight plastic food container features an airtight seal and snap lock latch to keep moisture, humidity and pests out.
  • Airtight storage bins are tapered so they’re easy to clean and scoop food from.
  • Airtight containers for food hold up to 55 pounds of dry dog food and 50 pounds of dry cat food.
  • BPA free rolling dry food storage bin includes casters for easy mobility.
  • Dimensions: 19.3″L x 14.8″W x 23.7″H

According to specs on the manufacture’s website model #NMP-XL has a capacity of 67 quarts.  67 quarts = 16.75 gallons.  My rule of thumb for grain storage is 5 lbs per gallon.  At that rate this would hold about 83.75 lbs of grain.  67 quarts should be able to easily hold a full 50 to 55 lb bag of grain. That’s only an estimate.

What are others saying?  Search this container’s Amazon reviews for “malt”

4/5/19 1:30 PM Central: This is selling for $21.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

IRIS Premium Airtight Pet Food Storage Containers – multiple sizes and colors available


Also: Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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Reader Photo: 50 lb Stackable Airtight Container [55 lbs Grain Storage Capacity] – $24.65 + free prime ship

Thanks to Twitter Follower @chillindamos for this photo [and one more below]! [Connect with HBF on Twitter] This is the 50 lb stackable size with a full 25 kg bag of grain in it.  That’s about 55 lbs and there’s still some room.

The Vittles Vault line of stackable containers are very popular for bulk grain storage.

They are food grade and airtight.  They have a large easy access opening and the ability to stack makes them space efficient.  Heavy Duty construction and easy spin off and on lid.  Lid features lock-down double gaskets.  The body includes molded handles for easy carrying.  Made from FDA approved Food Grade Plastic and BPA Free.

The 50 lb rating means it should hold a sack of grain.

3/24/19 11 AM Central:this is selling for $24.65. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Vittles Vault 50-Pound Stackable – multiple size options available

Also: All Grain Tips & Gear | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review] | Cereal Killer Grain MIll | Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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Two x Airtight Storage Containers [Grain Storage] + Scoop – $21.99 + free shipping

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Two airtight containers (33 quart and 12 quart) along with a 2 cup scoop.

My rule of thumb for grain store is about 5 lbs per gallon.  At that estimate, You could get about 41.25 lbs of grain in the 33 quart (8.25 gallons) container and about 15 lbs of grain in the 12 quart (3 gallon) container.  These are estimates.

Tip: This is, generally speaking, available in multiple colors.  Check out the “lowest offers for each” search for this item to see what the lowest offer is.

3/23/19 2 AM Central: This combo has dropped to $21.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

IRIS 3-Piece Airtight Pet Food Container Combo


AlsoAll Grain Tips & Gear | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review] | Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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16 Gallon Airtight Storage Container [50 lbs+ Grain Storage] – $24.99 + free prime ship

IRIS Airtight Storage Container.  Translucent body means you can see what’s inside.  Wheels for easy transport.  BPA free and made with FDA compliant material.


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Airtight seal and snap lock latch keep out moisture, humidity, and pests
  • Tapered container makes it easy to scoop out pet food
  • Holds up to 50-lbs dog food or 40-lbs cat food
  • Includes 4 wheels for easy mobility
  • Dimensions: 18.7″D x 15.7″W x 21.4″H
  • Made in the USA with BPA-free material

This has a 50 lb rating.  That is for pet food.  This is model #300585.  According to the manufacturer’s specs for this model number this has a capacity of 65 quarts.  My rule of thumb for grain storage is about 5 lbs per gallon.  65 quarts is 16.25 gallons.  At an estimate of 5 lbs per gallon, you could store about 81.25 lbs in this container.  That’s an estimate.

3/11/19 1:30 PM Central: This is available again for $24.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

IRIS Airtight Pet Food Container, 50-Pound, Clear/Black


Also: All Grain Tips & Gear | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review] | Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME

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