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FE101
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Description

Optional Pressure Lid
Add the optional pressure lid and turn your Fermentasaurus into a true uni tank. Uni tanks are conical fermenters used both for fermentation and for carbonating and serving finished beer. The assembly includes a lid with two ball lock connect fittings, a relief valve, and a unique floating pick up tube.  This pressure lid assembly turns the Fermentasaurus into the most unique fermenter on the market. Here are some possibilities:

Fermenting Under Pressure:
First one of the most intriguing uses is to ferment under pressure which reduces ester production and fusel alcohol production. That means that you can ferment warmer than you normally would, even making lagers at room temperature. Most commerical beer is fermented under pressure just due to the size of commercial tanks and the pressure that is created by the column of beer. It is one of the differences between commercial brewing and homebrewing. The lid has a built in relief valve that will blow at 35psi and we strongly recommend you also purchase an Adjustable Relief Valve, or spunding valve, that allows you to set a lower pressure. It is also always a good idea to have two relief valves on the Fermentasaurus anytime the unit is under pressure. 

Carbonating, Pushing, and Serving:
When you are fermenting under pressure the beer is already carbonated when you are done fermenting. You can control the level of carbonation by using an Adjustable Relief Valve.  You can use a Beer Line Assembly to sample at anytime. The idea is that the Fermentasauras can eliminate kegging and you can serve directly from the fermenter. We love this idea but there will probably still be times that you want to keg. Use a Keg Jumper line to connect the Fermentasauras to your keg and enjoy the easiest kegging experience ever.  You can also choose to send carbonated beer through a Beer Filter on the way to your keg.  When applying pressure with a CO2 tank also make sure that you have a functional relief valve on your CO2 regulator.  

Lack of Oxidation
Because the beer always has a CO2 blanket through fermentation and during any transfers out, oxidation is eliminated. When you cold crash you won't be sucking air back in through an airlock.  

Safety
The Fermentasauras was developed through a four year process of R&D. It is made from a special grade of PET, has a working pressure of 2.5 bar (35 psi). Additionally every single unit is tested in the factory to 8 bar (112 psi) before being released for sale. The Fermentasaurus needs to be hydro tested, or the PET body replaced, every two years. That test by date is printed on the fermenter.  Every unit comes with a set of safety instructions glued to the fermenter. You cannot expose the fermenter to liquids above 120F so for cleaning we recommend Craftmeister Alkaline Brewery Wash which can be used cold. You should also premix your chemicals to the manufacturers suggested dilution before pouring into the fermenter so that you are not pouring concentrated chemicals, such as Star San, directly onto the valve at the bottom.  

Key Features:
•    Ferment beer under pressure to reduce ester and fusel alcohol production
•    Ability to always draw clear beer with the unique, floating draw tube  
•    Keg already carbonated beer
•    Use co2 to push beer into a keg or though a filter into a keg
•    Carbonate and serve beer directly from the fermentasaurus, eliminating kegging all together

Includes:
• Pressure Lid With Safety Release 
• Standard Ball-Lock CO₂ In Connection
• Standard Ball-Lock Beer Out Connection 
• Silicone Draw Tube
• Stainless Steel Float

These kits are not in stock yet but will ship out in July.

Item # FE101
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.88LBS
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I have a keg
SHAWN T on Sep 20, 2018
Highly Recommended
Antoine R on Jul 24, 2018
I have a keg
SHAWN T on Sep 20, 2018
rating
Louis M on Aug 10, 2018
Highly Recommended
Antoine R on Jul 24, 2018
Want to transfer the beer to keg from the top
Joseph Kamenar on Jul 14, 2018
To pressure ferment
gregory D on Jul 10, 2018
Want to try fermenting under pressure.
Russell J on Jun 28, 2018
pressurized transfers on the fermentasaurus
Dallas C on Jun 26, 2018
Stop oxygen
Chris c on Jun 5, 2018
Looked at many reviews
Howard K on May 23, 2018
wanted to try pressure fermentation
Leigh D on May 16, 2018
For pressurized fermentation
Brian S on May 10, 2018
Gies with fermentor
Steve Y on May 9, 2018
Wanted to experiment with it and seemed to be a good value for cost
Jeffrey C on May 8, 2018
Fermenting under pressure & closed loop transfers
Ryan B on May 5, 2018
Husband's birthday.
Connie S S on May 3, 2018
easier
Timothy D on Apr 11, 2018
something new to try.
Joe L on Apr 3, 2018
Saw a youtube video by short circuit brewing
Thomas V on Mar 31, 2018
I had already purchased the Fermentasaurus and I wanted a way to carbonate directly in the fermenter without having to rack.
Grant A R on Mar 22, 2018
I needed it to carbonate my beer
Megan P on Mar 20, 2018
Got to have it
Bradley H on Mar 16, 2018
To use my Fermentasaurus as a unitank
Jeremy E on Mar 16, 2018
Seeing a lot of home brewers using this and want to ferment under pressure in an way that won't break the bank.
Janett M on Mar 16, 2018
I had recently purchase the fermentasaurus and I want to try to naturally carbonated my wine
Matthew on Mar 16, 2018
To take advantage of the Uni-tank capabilities.
Jerald K on Feb 21, 2018
Auto carb beer during fermentation
William G on Feb 5, 2018
Liked the idea of fermenting under pressure
Edie B on Jan 24, 2018
Want to serve from fermenter
Jason T on Jan 19, 2018
rating
Louis M on Aug 10, 2018
Want to transfer the beer to keg from the top
Joseph Kamenar on Jul 14, 2018
How to measure SG in carbonated beer? I attached a picnic tap to the bev out so getting a sample is very easy, but it seems the carbonation from fermenting under pressure is causing spurious readings, both with the float hygrometer (which I expected) and also with a refractometer (which I did not). Has anyone figured this out?
Mark Parker on Jun 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You'll need to degas your beer to get a reading. If you have a flask and stir plate, pour the finished sample beer into a flask and let the stir bar remove any co2.
Reviews

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Price is right. Fermenting lagers at room temp under pressure. Cold crash in keezer with no ambient air suck back. closed system Rack to keg under pressure. Beer contacts no O2 until it hits your glass. F@ckin great
October 5, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
You gotta get this
If you have kegs you NEED this!

Clean and purge your keg with CO2, You can jump beer out on this and the keg, just release pressure on the keg and add pressure to the fermentasaurus (make sure your measurement sticker is spot on, cause you don’t want to overfill your keg)

Bonus is your wait time for carbonation is cut in half cause it’s already part way there.
August 1, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Test review
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June 25, 2018
Does not hold pressure
I have tested and tested....reset seals several times. I think there must be a faulty piece. Anytime I get up to around 25psi the seals blow and I lose pressure. Pretty annoyed....
June 20, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Hello James - Your item very well could be faulty, as these are tested up to 112 psi. 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 27, 2018
Zach R Staff
Easy and Great!
The main reason I bought the fermentasaurus was to use the pressure kit. I also have a Fast ferment and this product is WAY BETTER. The floating pick-up is fantastic. I'm thinking of how I could modify one for my korny keg.
Highly recommended.
June 6, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Nice! Let us know how the experiment goes.
June 7, 2018
Zach R Staff
Yes...add to cart.
A must have. Please send more
Easy
Easy
May 24, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Fermentasuarus Pressure Kit
Not sure how well it is holding a seal. I am leaking pressure and everything is greased and tightened. I ruined a batch due to this issue, 2 of 5 stars. Hoping this is just a fluke and doesnt happen to next batch but overall not impressed at the moment.
April 23, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
I only put 20 psi and blew both the seals. I’m going to replace them and try another round. This time I will not have beer in it . Just a simple pressure test. Wish me luck
April 20, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Quality piece of equipment. Excellent for brewing under pressure.
April 10, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Works as advertised. Makes delicious beer.
March 10, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago