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Plastic Fermenting Bucket - 6 gal. (With Spigot)
FE345

Plastic Fermenting Bucket - 6 gal. (With Spigot)

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Description

A six gallon food grade bucket for fermentation or bottling with a built in spigot and external volume markings up to five gallons.  Outlet barb accepts 3/8" ID vinyl tubing.  To use as a fermenter you will need to pick up the optional lid, stopper, and an airlock.  Includes our new Sediment Block Spigot, which will help minimize trub uptake as you rack after fermentation.  If using this as a bottling bucket, simply rotate 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 would scratch. 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 often a perfect way to clean a bucket, followed by a Star San soak for killing bacteria. 

 

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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Why did you choose this?
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this allows me drain solution easier
Kyle T on Sep 26, 2019
Need to bottle things.
David K on Sep 12, 2019
this allows me drain solution easier
Kyle T on Sep 26, 2019
Spigot is helpful for bottling process
Haden B on Sep 25, 2019
Need to bottle things.
David K on Sep 12, 2019
I gave up on using glass carboys for fermenting. Thiese are much easier and I have some that are years-old and still in great shape.
mike d on Jul 27, 2019
Great value and quality
Greg H on Jul 26, 2019
price
John H on Jul 7, 2019
I plan to attach my bottling wand to this for filling 12 oz bottles.
Clifton Lawson on May 1, 2019
East transfer
Jason Fuller on Mar 22, 2019
My old one is scratched up.
James T on Mar 5, 2019
Because I am not comfortable doing a batch prime in my FastFerment
Antonio Martinez on Mar 2, 2019
replacement
A.M. H on Jan 15, 2019
Just need a bucket
Rebecca N on Dec 14, 2018
works great for our cold brew coffee system at work!
Kathleen P on Sep 29, 2018
It is to add to my other bucket
Ygnacio T on Sep 20, 2018
secondary fermentation unit
Elliot W on Jul 6, 2018
To bottle condition special beers at Temblor Brewing
Donald G B on Jun 11, 2018
Recommended by friend
Alex Davit on Jun 9, 2018
Good reviews, ok price, hoping for quality!
Caley F on Jun 7, 2018
bottle filling day!!!
Hans K on Apr 30, 2018
perfect for secondary or racking
Michael W on Apr 27, 2018
Because bottling directly from the carboy from a syphon is a hassle.
Mark C on Apr 13, 2018
Intend on using a brewinabag specifically for cold brew coffee.
David Sharples on Mar 26, 2018
you guys have the best
Valued C on Mar 6, 2018
Left my last one outside, now its all disgusting inside.
Kevin J on Feb 27, 2018
Needed a new bucket
Jason F on Feb 16, 2018
Need a second one for larger batches
Steve T on Jan 23, 2018
Spigot is helpful for bottling process
Haden B on Sep 25, 2019
I gave up on using glass carboys for fermenting. Thiese are much easier and I have some that are years-old and still in great shape.
mike d on Jul 27, 2019
What are the dimensions of this fermenter?
Jeff Haas on Apr 5, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Heighth - 17 3/8" Diameter - 12 1/2" at top 12 7/8" at widest part of the valve that i have on (my valve is not original to bucket but i believe is fairly similar..original one likely a bit less. Cheers
What size tubing should be used for transfer? 3/8" is too small.
John Baker on Feb 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I used the 3/8 stick theend of it and hot water for a few seconds it will soften it up and you can push it on it will be real tight but as it cools it was make a leak-proof seal
Reviews

4.3 / 5.0
33 Reviews
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Trouble with seal
Bought the lid linked in description and have done 3 brews so far. Each one does not have airlock activity d/t poor seal with the lid. Otherwise it works well, spigot is nice as it has a have moon shape that allows for better control when avoiding the yeast/trub
October 7, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
No lids or locks with bucket with spigot
I didn’t realize there were no lids or fermentation locks with these buckets of I wouldn’t have purchased. Impossible to brew beer without lid and lock. Ever other tank I’ve purchased has been complete
August 10, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
All good
It does great job works good
July 3, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Full Of Scratches Inside
From the product description: "Once you get a scratch in a plastic bucket it is very hard to sanitize."

Mine was delivered with several scratches visible on the inside. It came as part of the Premium Home Brewing Kit with the kit parts and tools packaged inside the bucket. Evidently, the tools/parts bounced around during transit, gouging the inside of my new bucket.
December 20, 2018
Response from MoreFlavor
Hey so sorry about your experience. 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!
December 26, 2018
Zach R Staff
Doesn't leak
Spigot doesn't leak, neither does bucket. So it seems good. Lid is gravity only, no sealing airtight. But you need a bottling bucket and it's cheap.
November 9, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Love the new brew bucket
Very well built. Can't wait to brew my first bath in the bucket.
October 4, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Works as labeled
No complaints here. Works as it should and is currently fermenting my pinot noir.
June 28, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Awesome love how easy it is to bottle. Also use it for my primary fermentation bucket .. it doesn’t leak
Love this bucket for primary and bottles . Easy to use and it doesn’t leak
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March 6, 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
Purchased
1 year 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