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Why do home winemakers love using a bucket to ferment and bottle from? EASE! 
Going from spigot to bottle will reduce the time your wine is exposed to oxygen. It’s easier to control filling bottles than with a siphon. It’s easy to clean, easy to carry, and easy to transfer. You will love our six gallon, food grade bucket with built in spigot.
The outlet barb accepts 3/8" ID vinyl tubing.  To use as a fermenter you will need to pick up the optional lid, a stopper, and an airlock.  Includes our new Sediment Block Spigot, which will help minimize sediment uptake as you rack after fermentation.  If using this as a bottling bucket, simply rotate the internal portion of the spigot to maximize product output.  Spigot includes gasket and sediment blocking lock nut and can easily be removed for cleaning and sanitizing.
If you use the bucket for fermentation be sure to use care when cleaning. Do not use any abrasive pads that could scratch the interior surface. Once you get a scratch in a plastic bucket it is very hard to sanitize. This is also why we don't recommend storing equipment in a bucket between uses as a fermenter. A hot PBW soak is usually all you need to clean a bucket after fermentation. 
Please note:
  • Buckets are translucent and do not come with lids.
  • Buckets are not designed to hold pressure.
  • Lids are not gasketed and so do not always form a perfect, airtight seal. Not intended for long-term storage.
  • Food-Grade to 180° F
Item # FE345
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 2LBS
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Needed a new bucket
Jason F on Feb 16, 2018
Needed a new bucket
Jason F on Feb 16, 2018
Need a second one for larger batches
Steve T on Jan 23, 2018
Need a second one for larger batches
Steve T on Jan 23, 2018

4.3 / 5.0
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Bucket only came with 1 gasket for the spigot. Every other bucket I’ve purchased had two, one for each side.
January 23, 2018
Um, it's a bucket...
Nothing fancy. I use it for measuring boil water, cleaning, and for bottling. The faucet could be lower so I don't have to tip the bucket during bottling.
January 13, 2018
1 month ago
Pricey, but Works
I was suspicious of the plastic spigot until I used it. It has a solid open and close, no leaks or spills. I'd note as well that I've never had any difficulty with off tastes from any of these plastic buckets.
May 29, 2015
Have had two of these for over 4 years
We only use for bottling; sometimes for sanitizing other brew day tools. They've been great, have even loaned them to friends who don't have bottling buckets and they've stood the test of time
May 29, 2015
Great bucket, icky lid
I love that the bucket comes with the spigot and it is all ready to go for you the moment you get it. I docked one star due to the fact the lid is a little shotty compared to some of the other bucket and lids on the market
May 22, 2015
It's a good bucket
I use for initial ferment before transferring into a secondary fermentor. Easy to clean and take apart.
May 13, 2015
Such a great bucket
What else can I say. It's a bucket. Spigot seals good, no leaks. I use it for fermenting and I don't plan on going into carboy's. I will probably stick with these buckets for a while. Plus no nonsense when racking.
May 5, 2015
Quality bucket at a nice price
You will be better off using this for bottling rather than for fermentation. But it does a great job for both tasks. You just have to be careful with scratches when using for fermenting as they can hide nasty stuff that will ruin your beer. Glass won't scratch but is fragile so there are trade-offs.

If you add another spigot you can cut your time spent bottling in HALF!

Also useful to catch spills during your brew day or to collect cooling water for distribution among your garden or yard. Your hops will grow 2x as tall if you water them with water used in the brewing process*
*there is no evidence to support this claim.
May 5, 2015
Works well...but
Bucket and spigot are great but the lid doesn't have a gasket so it doesn't seal completely airtight.
May 5, 2015
Great bucket
this bucket works great, you can use it as a secondary or primary. You can use it to clean with by using star san to sanitize equipment. Great little bucket to have around.
May 28, 2014