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Speidel Plastic Fermenter - 30L / 7.9 gal.
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The future is here today, and the future is HDPE Fermentation & Storage Tanks from Speidel.

Are you tired of carboys? Hate siphoning to transfer? Wish you could ferment larger batches in a single container? Sick of lifting 50lbs by a small metal handle? Done with worrying about shattered glass, injury and lost product? Well then have we got the solution for you!

These heavy duty plastic tanks offer a fantastic fermentation & storage solution at a great price.

Key Features:

  • 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 and oversized 2-piece Speidel airlock.
  • Designed and manufactured in Germany by Speidel, the makers of our legendary commercial wine tanks

Suggested Applications:

  • 12L: Perfect for storing small lots, making experimental batches and taking some of your beer or wine along with you to your next party.
  • 20L: Ideal for secondary fermentation and storage of 5 gallon batches.
  • 30L: The vessel for fermenting wine kits and 5 gallon batches of beer with plenty of headspace and no need for a blowoff tube.
  • 60L: Perfect for fermenting larger batches of wine or 10 gallon batches of beer in a single container! Only 4" larger in diameter than a 6.5 gallon carboy!
  • 120L: Ferment & Store large batches of anything - your creativity is the only limit!

Approximate Dimensions: 13.5in Diameter x 18.5in Height (w/out airlock in place). Note - The maximum temperature that these plastic fermenters can handle is 140F.

Item # FE715
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 4LBS
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Already own one and I love it.
Scott O on Jun 14, 2018
William D G on Jun 7, 2018
Already own one and I love it.
Scott O on Jun 14, 2018
Wade W on Jun 11, 2018
William D G on Jun 7, 2018
Sturdy construction / easy to handle and move
Roger B on Jun 6, 2018
sturdy, well built
jeremy wood on May 31, 2018
Friend had one and looks easier to use and clean than glass carboy.
David B on May 31, 2018
Have one already-much better than a glass carboy
Valued C on May 30, 2018
I have 2 others and love them
Gary L F on May 22, 2018
I have one, and need another!
Dennis H on May 22, 2018
better then glass
Darren C on May 21, 2018
I already have one and love it
Robert S on May 19, 2018
Friend Recommendation
Alex D on May 19, 2018
Friend told me about special offer
Thomas R on May 19, 2018
good reviews
Timothy T on May 4, 2018
large enough for foaming and simple to clean
James P on May 3, 2018
5 gallon beer fermentation primary
Phillip S on May 3, 2018
Good compermise between a plastic bucket and stainless steel
Jerry L on Apr 28, 2018
awesome fermenter
Michael W on Apr 27, 2018
Good reviews and size. Conicals in plastic was desired before this, but reviews on the conical made me purchase this one.
Patrick J on Apr 18, 2018
I already own 2 and bought 2 more. I have over 15 batches in each one without any problems. These things are fantastic. If you have the extra $ make sure you buy the chrome spigot since the one it comes with is plastic and el cheapo.
Ryan T Imondi on Apr 14, 2018
I'm starting to brew and a friend of mine uses these. and lets face it they are German made! i think they know something about beer
Michael H on Apr 5, 2018
good reviews, plus I'm pushing my luck with the glass carboy
walter c on Mar 31, 2018
Online Review
Carlo E on Mar 27, 2018
looking for option other than glass, have a larger one and like it
Jason H. on Mar 16, 2018
The reviews
Roy F on Mar 16, 2018
I brew 5 gallon batchs and based on no bad reviews, this was a no brainer choice for upgrading from bucket fermentors.
Duane W on Mar 16, 2018
sounds like a good little fermenter, also wanted the extra capacity
Jim D. on Mar 16, 2018
I hate the siphon rack.
Randy G on Mar 16, 2018
Ha, dropped my glass carboy
Joseph B on Mar 16, 2018
Have a 15.9 gal one. They work great!
Lawrence C on Mar 9, 2018
Great price!
Lisa T on Mar 8, 2018
Good reviews
Antonio L on Mar 7, 2018
Recommendation from a friend
BRADLEY S on Mar 7, 2018
Stephen H on Mar 6, 2018
i have too many glass carboys and needed something with a handle. I don't want to bend over my freezer to pick up 50 pounds anymore
Miles R on Mar 5, 2018
Light weight and easy to clean
Bryan Huber on Mar 4, 2018
Best fermenter available
George C on Mar 3, 2018
reviews. beginner.
Aaron S on Mar 2, 2018
My brother recommend it
Michael M on Feb 27, 2018
Free shipping!
John M on Feb 22, 2018
120l is too big and 20 too small A 90L would be nive
Fred St. B on Feb 21, 2018
Elijah E on Feb 20, 2018
It was a gift.
Mante E on Feb 17, 2018
already have one and i love it, needed 2nd...
Peter W on Feb 17, 2018
Have one already and love it.
Dan B on Feb 17, 2018
recommended by a friend
Jay T on Feb 16, 2018
Needed a new fermenter to replace my old bucket. Buy once cry once!
Robert H on Feb 12, 2018
Didn't want a glass carboy
cinda l on Feb 9, 2018
Had they best price and shipping time for what I needed.
Terry g on Feb 7, 2018
For half batches
Chad G on Feb 6, 2018
Wade W on Jun 11, 2018
Sturdy construction / easy to handle and move
Roger B on Jun 6, 2018
Does this unit include a threaded cap that will screw into the opening where the bung and airlock are inserted? I want to make sure I can completely seal fermenter if necessary in order to cold crash.
Douglas F on Feb 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this fermenter will include one locking cap to seal the hole in the lid and/or spigot area.

4.7 / 5.0
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Love it
Heavy duty
Easy to clean
Easy to bottle
Great for 5-7 gallon batches
June 12, 2018
3 months ago
Just Need gallon mark on it
May 31, 2018
3 weeks ago
Great primary for 5 gal batches.
May 21, 2018
1 month ago
Great product! Very sturdy and superior to any fermenter I’ve ever used!
May 20, 2018
1 month ago
Heavy Duty Fermenter
I have only used this for 1 batch. It works well and easy to move with the handles. High density plastic vessel, with the attachable parts being sturdy and looks to hold up over time.
For a plastic unit, I haven't seen or used better.
May 17, 2018
1 month ago
First batch is going great so far!
I had two initial issues with this fermenter, but have loved everything else:

1. There's a specific way to screw on the spigot to prevent it from leaking. Start with the little indentation on the ring at 12 o clock, then tighten until the ring ends up at about 2 o clock. There weren't any instructions to do this, I just read about it on a forum after having water leak several times in my initial testing.

2. I had a hard time getting the bung stay in, if you know what I mean. It kept sliding out initially.

Something I find amazing is that my bottle filling wand fits into the spigot! I ended up trying this after my 1/2 inch and other tubing's didn't quite fit over the spigot and was very excited. I only do a primary for my cider because I'm lazy.
May 16, 2018
1 month ago
Awesome fermenter!
Cheap, easy to clean, light weight, won't shatter, plenty of head space, very well made, and cheap cheap cheap.
May 15, 2018
1 month ago
Great product, nice mod options, 2nd locking nut?
The fermenters are very well built and the mods that can be purchased really make the most of the units. But in order to use the mods (blow off tube/ thermowell) I need a 2nd locking nut. I've send More Beer 3 e-mails inquiring about purchasing additional locking nuts and I've received nothing back from them. Not to pleased with the "service after the sale".....
May 14, 2018
1 month ago
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May 15, 2018
Zach R Staff
Well built and sturdy. Love the handles. The various caps and seals work well and are easy to clean. The molded ridges in the body seem superfluous and collect gunk during fermentation.
May 11, 2018
1 month ago
These feremnters are great. Plenty of head space when fermented 5 gallon batches and super easy to clean!
May 3, 2018
2 months ago