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Plastic Bucket - 7.9 Gallons (30 L)
FE357A

Plastic Bucket - 7.9 Gallons (30 L)

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Description

A 30L (7.9 gal) food-grade plastic bucket. Ideal for all fermentations, but especially ideal for wine kits, beers that tend to have a high krausen (hefe) and any fermentation that is slightly too large for your 6 gallon pail. These buckets come molded with a threaded hole for a spigot to screw into. Our FE347 spigot threads in perfectly. 

Why Polypropylene?
 
These buckets are made from polypropylene as it is less porous and significantly smoother than other HDPE fermenters. HDPE is porous and can harbor microbial activity making it more difficult to clean and sanitize. Being less porous, polypropylene also does not absorb aroma like HDPE so there is less flavor carry over from batch to batch.

Approximate Dimensions: 15.75" Wide x 16.25" Tall

Click here for optional lid (FE357B) or full fermentation kit (FE357)

Please note: the spigot hole comes pre-molded into the bucket and needs to be drilled out before installing the spigot. We recommend using a 5/8" drill bit and taking care not to strip the female threads that accept the spigot. The spigot includes a back nut that won't be needed—simply remove the back nut and thread in the spigot with the gasket in between the neck of the spigot and the bucket. The lid forms a very tight seal and requires a decent amount of downward force to lock in place.
 

Kegland Part number: KL01588

 

Item # FE357A
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 2 LBS
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Why did you choose this?
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I want to scale up the amount of mead I can brew in a single batch, and I need a better primary fermenter that's easier to clean and suspend fruit in than my carboy
Benjamin L on Apr 13, 2021
Volume fits my needs
Dale R on Mar 26, 2021
I want to scale up the amount of mead I can brew in a single batch, and I need a better primary fermenter that's easier to clean and suspend fruit in than my carboy
Benjamin L on Apr 13, 2021
To match ones I already had
Ronald J on Apr 3, 2021
Volume fits my needs
Dale R on Mar 26, 2021
Great Price!
Artem T on Mar 9, 2021
To make a diy balloon stuffer
Misti K on Jan 23, 2021
need for large all fruit mead
Greg on Dec 24, 2020
Size
John and Kathy R on Oct 20, 2020
Enough headroom for 1 keg with room for krausen + trub
Michael Gleeson on May 30, 2020
Want to brew slightly larger batches
Todd S on Mar 21, 2020
Need
Tom e on Mar 3, 2020
Perfect size for fermenting 6gal buckets of grape juice
Mihai Bordea on Mar 2, 2020
I have a similar kind.
Dana L on Feb 28, 2020
Need it
Greg F on Jan 27, 2020
Good fermenter. Handy size for home based fermenting.
Richard M on Oct 4, 2019
used in past
Melanie R on Jul 29, 2019
Need someplace to put the milled grain
Sean B on Jun 19, 2019
New buckets, old ones were scratched
Ryan H on Apr 13, 2019
For kits with must
Valued C on Apr 1, 2019
like the size
todd on Dec 23, 2018
sanitizer bucket
Paul S on Nov 17, 2018
Need a new Bucket
Jim VanCise on Oct 9, 2018
Wine fermentation
Darren R on Aug 22, 2018
To match ones I already had
Ronald J on Apr 3, 2021
Great Price!
Artem T on Mar 9, 2021
Does the spigot hole come pre-drilled or can the bucket be used without a spigot?
Ben Davis on Apr 14, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The bucket does not come with the hole fully punched out. There are threads tapped into the bucket, but you will have to punch out the bottom of those threads to install the spigot.
Does this bucket come with a drilled hole or just a threaded boss that needs to be drilled? I don't really need or want a spigot, but need the larger volume bucket.
David on Apr 7, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hi David - This comes with a drilled hole and needs a spigot.
Reviews

3.9 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
perfect
i ordered 3 buckets and 3 lids, i received 3 buckets and 2 lids, i called and without any hastles i got my lid and the delivery was fast . I would definetly order from them again
February 3, 2021
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
So far it is working great....lid is a little difficult
December 22, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Decent bucket for the money
I’ve used this for making wine kits and they do just fine. The seal on the lid is questionable.
April 8, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
No Seal
The quality of the plastic is fine. Bought the lid with this and unfortunately, does not include a rubber seal in the lid like other lids I've purchased in the past for about the same money. I feel more confident with the seal knowing air is not leaking into the bucket.
January 29, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Trouble getting seal
Bought the lid linked in description and have done 3 brews so far. Each one does not have airlock activity d/t poor seal with the lid. Otherwise it works well, spigot is nice as it has a have moon shape that allows for better control when avoiding the yeast/trub
October 7, 2019
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice Bucket
I make 7 1/2 gal batches, and this is the perfect size for Secondary, cold crash etc. When I used it for a bottling bucket, I found the volume markings to off by quite a bit. Did my own calibration and it is great now.
September 12, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Bucket pictured not bucket received
I'm relatively certain what I received will work but also relatively certain what I received was not made of materials advertised also it lacks the indent and threads for the spigot however either way I still would have had to drill a hole for said spigot I'm irritated to say the least
September 6, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
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September 20, 2018
Zach R Staff