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Speidel Plastic Fermenter - 20L (5.3 gal)
FE710

Speidel Plastic Fermenter - 20L (5.3 gal)

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Description

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: 12 in. Diameter x 16.5 in. Height (w/out airlock in place). Mouth is 4.75 in. wide. Note - The maximum temperature that these plastic fermenters can handle is 140F.

Item # FE710
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 4 LBS
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Doing small-batch meads, but wanted to make more than a gallon
Philip A on Jun 19, 2021
I want to use the fermenter for cask conditioning
Robert B on May 17, 2021
Doing small-batch meads, but wanted to make more than a gallon
Philip A on Jun 19, 2021
Secondary for mead
Ethan C on May 27, 2021
I want to use the fermenter for cask conditioning
Robert B on May 17, 2021
perfect choice of secondary fermenter for my 5 gallon batches
Doug Haviland on May 12, 2021
Secondary fermentation
Craig Peacock on May 8, 2021
size and versatility
Sammy K on Apr 20, 2021
Recommendation from a commercial brewer
jacob t on Apr 6, 2021
Recommendation by a friend. I have high hopes
Daniel M on Jan 8, 2021
My friend who owns a brewery said this was the best thing for home brewing.
Justin S on Jan 6, 2021
reviews
Vincent D on Dec 9, 2020
easy to use and clean
Angel S on Dec 5, 2020
Light weight , very strong easy to clean , and don't break like the glass I use to use.
ashlee m c on Oct 22, 2020
Friend recommended this brand as the best plastic fermenter
Kevin M on Sep 4, 2020
Replacement for PET carboys. Wanted large opening and also wanted something sturdier than PET
Adam Barrilleaux on Aug 25, 2020
required for brewing school
Thomas J B on Aug 25, 2020
NEED IT FOR BREWERY SCHOOL
JOHN W B on Aug 19, 2020
recommended by friend
robert w on Aug 14, 2020
Bought it for a friend... love mine
NANCY PERRY on Aug 12, 2020
Due to several positive reviews
Steve E on Jul 31, 2020
Gonna try a kombucha continuous brew
Valued C on Jul 28, 2020
Initial overflow and topping storage
Nate l on Jul 1, 2020
New to brewing
Robert S on Jun 10, 2020
Need a good secondary fermenter. Have a 30L already and am very happy with it.
Erich S on Jun 8, 2020
I have 2 of the 30-liter Speidel fermenters and love them for primary. This will be for the occasional secondary or for doing cask conditioned ales with gravity dispense.
David Carpenter on Jun 5, 2020
Needed another fermenter
Kevin P on May 27, 2020
Great reviews
Aaron Pittman on May 23, 2020
For use as a primary or secondary fermenter
Daniel F on May 20, 2020
Strong reviews and recommendations
Guillermo P on May 18, 2020
Switching over from glass carboys
Daniel L on May 16, 2020
Fits my mini fridge
Kenny P on May 14, 2020
wine
Michael B on May 12, 2020
Secondary fermentation
T on May 12, 2020
The 30L was out, so I will use it as a secondary for now.
Ethan W on Apr 28, 2020
Racking vessel.
Nate l on Apr 12, 2020
Looked good for the price
Fred M on Mar 21, 2020
I USE THE 30L FERMENTER SO THIS IS GOING TO BE MY LAGERING CONTAINER
Michael H on Feb 26, 2020
I think it is the best
Billy d on Feb 22, 2020
For secondary fermentation of 5 gallon wine kits
Lawrence B on Feb 11, 2020
Reviews
Adam S on Feb 4, 2020
Bought a 30L and it is incredible. Wanted a 20L for secondary fermentation.
David H on Feb 3, 2020
Secondary fermentation
Donald C on Jan 22, 2020
Age wine
Kevin S on Jan 21, 2020
Size and value
Jeffrey B on Jan 20, 2020
gift
David L on Dec 24, 2019
Handles make it easy to carry.
Carl H on Dec 9, 2019
Recommended on a brew forum
David C on Nov 23, 2019
When filled to the top it holds 5 imperial gallons. Just right for cask conditioning.
Andy on Nov 22, 2019
recommended online as improvement over glass
Arrow + Anvil C on Nov 13, 2019
I want to replace my fermentation buckets with this upgrade.
John K on Oct 19, 2019
Need this capacity, purchased 7 other Speidel fermenters from you
Will C on Oct 15, 2019
Secondary for mead
Ethan C on May 27, 2021
perfect choice of secondary fermenter for my 5 gallon batches
Doug Haviland on May 12, 2021
Do the components ship wrapped so they don't damage the fermenter?
Wesley A Scott on Mar 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Wesley - Our fulfillment team will do everything necessary to make sure that items do not arrive damaged.
Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Love these fermenters. Easy to use and easy to clean. What more could you want...
One finished batch of blonde.. One stout in early stages...
One finished batch of blonde.. One stout in early stages...
April 13, 2021
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Solid.
Well made, using it for sour beers.
February 18, 2021
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Worth it.
This thing is well made, durable and easy to clean and use.
January 20, 2021
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
More Wine!!!
6 gallon pal of wine racked/filled into one 5.3 g (20L) spiedel for stage 2 fermenting w/sox of oak chips. Perfect tank size minus the stage 1 bottom pal sediment. No bottom drain leakage & the airlocks work great!....Rack/filling a 2nd tank. Easy use w/wide top cap for filling & cleaning- Its a breeze.... More Wine!!!!
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January 8, 2021
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Buy it
Best plastic fermenter on the market
January 8, 2021
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
GREAT
Great tank very easy to clean and moving it around with the handles is heaven sent , replaceable part;s are very easy to get ,but you will not need them ;and the price;s are plus ,not brakeable like my glass fermenter;s and you will be very happy with them !
November 12, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Best non-stainless fermenter
October 20, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome, high quality, easy to clean
October 7, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
love their fermenters!
Just received and haven't used yet. Its function will be mostly for secondary fermentation. Based on the larger model I have for primary fermenting I expect this to perform exceptionally well. L
September 10, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Absolutely love them, easy to clean, transfer from...
July 1, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago