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FerMonster 1 Gallon Ported Carboy With Spigot
FE261

FerMonster 1 Gallon Ported Carboy With Spigot

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Description

Carboys are great, but they have some issues: They require funnels to get liquid in, and cleaning brushes to clean up after.  They hold a decent volume, but all are a bit undersized for fermentation, and have no inherent measuring system.  Glass Carboys are breakable, while plastic carboys scratch with the first brush cleaning.  The Fermonster leaves all these problems behind!

These ported versions come with our plastic spigot (FE347), allowing for easy racking and sampling!

These Fermonster Plastic Carboy Fermenters are made from heavy PET plastic, the same used in 2 L soda bottles, which is nearly impermeable to oxygen penetration. The huge 4" opening makes filling a breeze, and cleanup is as easy as wiping down the inside. Glass carboys are fragile, and this is nothing like that.  The hefty plastic construction will hold up to brew day abuse.

These fermentors are completely air-tight; the bodies constructed of heavy, oxygen impervious P.E.T. plastic, and the lids sealed tight with an O-Ring.  Additional O-Rings and Lids both with and without holes are available for purchase, see our You Might Also Need items below.
 

Features:

  • 4" inner diameter wide mouth carboy - easy to clean!
  • Food grade PET plastic construction is nearly impermeable to oxygen penetration
  • No hard to clean dimples or ribs
  • Punted bottom
  • O-Ring and Lid with one hole is included (Fits #10 Stopper)
  • Additional O-Rings and Lids available
  • Weight: 0.6 lbs
  • Temperature Limit: 140° F
  • Height: 9.45 inches
  • Diameter: 6.7 inches
  • Completely taste and odor free
  • Perfect for Beer, Wine, Cider, Mead, Kombucha or any other fermented beverage!

 

Item # FE261
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Availability California - Out Of Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.59 LBS
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Ron W on Jul 31, 2020
Cider fermentation, small batch is nice and the spigot makes it easy to sample
Robert R on May 1, 2020
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Ron W on Jul 31, 2020
Planning to use this for cider and I will bottle directly from the spigot to help avoid oxidation.
Kenneth M on Jun 19, 2020
Cider fermentation, small batch is nice and the spigot makes it easy to sample
Robert R on May 1, 2020
for mead
Melissa A B on Apr 18, 2020
wanted a spigot for small batch mead
Melissa A B on Mar 4, 2020
Brother wanted it for Christmas
Michael M on Dec 18, 2019
Wanted a wide mouth carboy this size
Randy V on Nov 30, 2019
Got it for a kombucha continuous brewing system. Might get more to have on hand to make tepache or other concoctions
Antonio A on Nov 17, 2018
Easier to handle than glass, and the spigot should mean no siphoning!
Scott Brenneman on Oct 30, 2018
I like the idea of spigot to eliminate siphoning.
David H M on Oct 17, 2018
Planning to use this for cider and I will bottle directly from the spigot to help avoid oxidation.
Kenneth M on Jun 19, 2020
for mead
Melissa A B on Apr 18, 2020
how much brew will this actually hold? Is it 1.4 gallons?
Aaron Pittman on May 22, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This fermenter is designed to hold 1 gallon with a little headspace for krausen. In total it will hold about 1.2 gallons if you fill it all the way to the top.
Does it hold exactly 1 gallon of liquid, or is there additional space for the krausen?
David Basham on Nov 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: There is ullage above one gallon for krausen. These were fairly successful and economical for doing side-by-side fermentation trials. However 1) the side walls are thin and flimsy like a PET soda bottle, 2) I did have some trouble getting the spigots to seal, so test those before filling them with fermentables, and 3) I saw no action on the fermentation lock: not sure if the stopper made a poor seal with the cap, or if the screw-top lid seals poorly. Not a big deal but an inconvenience.
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Cheap and Flimsy
The plastic is flimsier than I expected, and the o-ring won't stay in place. The lids come with ludicrously large holes meaning that you're likely to have to buy stoppers specifically to work with these fermenters. Bottom line is they just aren't worth the price.
June 2, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Hey so sorry about your experience. Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. We try very hard to create the best experience for our customers and provide quality products. Please give us a call at 1-800-600-0033 or email us at info@moreflavor.com so that we can assist you. We are here to help. Cheers!
June 4, 2020
Malcolm MB
Pretty good
It’s plastic and a little flimsy but does the job
April 25, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Great gallon
Came as advertised and I’m pleased. As a matter of fact I have a mead fermenting right now and I’m going to order a few more
November 9, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago