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Offline thebigbaker

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Speidel Plastic Fermenters
« on: October 02, 2012, 01:23:26 PM »
Has anyone used these? 

http://morebeer.com/view_product/12094/104258/Speidel_Plastic_Fermenter_-_30L_79_gal

I use glass carboys, better bottles, and buckets.  Thought I may give one of these a try.  They seem like a ported better bottle, but with a larger opening, more volume and about the same price. 

Thanks for any feedback!

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Re: Speidel Plastic Fermenters
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 01:58:46 PM »
i have not used one of those but i see no reason it should not work.  it is made of hdpe as are plastic buckets. i actually made my lass christmas beer and stored 2 gallons in a new hdpe tank used for spraying bug spray etc.  i naturally carbed it and then just used it like a keg.  only that had to drink in one sitting due to pressurizing with air.  i am going to try to rig a co2 to it next.
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Re: Speidel Plastic Fermenters
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2012, 03:43:03 PM »
The space savings of fermenting in a single 60 L (15 gal) container would allow me to use just one fridge and still make 10 gal batches.  I cannot fit two bucket fermenters in one fridge.