Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Sun Apr 23, 2017 13:35

I wonder when these will be on sale here as they sort out all the issues fastferment has.

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby HTH1975 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 19:28

I love their rotating rack arm video best - it's no-nonsense Aussie blokes at their best basically saying they're pointless and they don't like them. Class!

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby PhatFil » Sun Apr 23, 2017 19:58

the float for top of the keg/fv drawing looks nice and simple and if set at a reasonable price could be a better option than the caskwidge offerings..
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby ockelford » Fri Sep 08, 2017 08:42

just so you know, Malt Miller are now selling these. The basic kit is £100, plus £45 for the pressure kit. I think this is quite a bit more expensive than buying in the home country, but then they've shipped it round the world!
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby sledgehammer » Fri Sep 08, 2017 18:00

https://www.brewuk.co.uk/fast-ferment.html
this would be big enough for most home brewers (30L)
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Wed Sep 13, 2017 20:42

Did you have to let me know that ockelford ! More cash required for hobby
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby ockelford » Wed Sep 13, 2017 21:35

beer buddah wrote:Did you have to let me know that ockelford ! More cash required for hobby


Mine arive today.... Its an awesome piece of kit, problem is i now need to replace / enlarge my brew fridge! Hobbies cost money though. I lost hope of breaking even from cheap beer a long time ago!!

Gonna use some foam insulation to build a fridge extension, but it aint free!
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Wed Sep 13, 2017 21:43

I have asked my bank manager...I await a reply I don't think she agree on the benefits. Keep us posted on ur experience with it im very intarested
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Wed Sep 13, 2017 22:05

The fastferment valves are pain in ass to clean and they have to be taked apart every brew unless u want infected beer. Is there any chance you might have pic of the fermentasaurus valve ? :notworthy:
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby ockelford » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:44

beer buddah wrote:The fastferment valves are pain in ass to clean and they have to be taked apart every brew unless u want infected beer. Is there any chance you might have pic of the fermentasaurus valve ? :notworthy:


Hi, can't get a pic right now, but its a stainless steel butterfly valve (sanitary) all parts accessed by oxi if cleaning. I can't believe how well everything is made and designed for the money, actually. Its basically a giant pop bottle, but its seems pretty solid (not rock solid, just not really thin). I filled it with water to the 30 L line, and its easy to carry on the stand and lift into the fridge (not sure if you should, but it was easy anyway) far easier than lifting 23L in a bucket, by miles. The float / pressure system is really solid, draws from 1" below the surface, right down to the last drop and the valve is really solid at the base.

I may start another thread on my first brew, or add to this one, but could be a couple of weeks yet as I need to finish some brewery upgrades (new pump, fridge etc).
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:27

Super sounds the business. Love the way it takes pressure also so you can pressure fill a corny so no oxygenation issues also and everything else.
I'm also trying to finish new build and I have allready hit the spend limit so if I buy this it will be "all picture no sound for me"! Ladies never understand the benefits of these things

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby Rolfster » Thu Sep 14, 2017 20:22

Wow I want one..... or 3.
The only problem is keeping them the right temperature. I currently use a water bath.
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Sat Sep 16, 2017 20:06

Ye it would be best in a fridge Rolfster.
Im gonna order one now and have 3 fastfermenters for sale !
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby Rolfster » Sat Sep 16, 2017 22:14

beer buddah wrote:Ye it would be best in a fridge Rolfster.
Im gonna order one now and have 3 fastfermenters for sale !


Yeah, I get 3 and a half fermenters full when I brew. I have one beer fridge already. When I floated the idea of getting more fridges for fermenting my wife hit the roof!
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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Tue Sep 19, 2017 09:56

I hear ye. My better half went back to the mothership for a weekend and all looked ok when she came home. Untill she ventured behind the garage and seen the porta-cabin i had bought for brewing.....is a fridge realy a big deal ! he who dares. Xmas coming up handy to have extra fridge for storing food !
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Re: Fermentasaurus

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Mon Sep 25, 2017 13:14

If you put Section of the stand away the thing fits lovely in bottom of the fridge.ImageImageImageImage

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Wed Sep 27, 2017 20:03

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby ockelford » Tue Oct 03, 2017 14:16

How is this going? Have you any follow up images of the fermentation? I STILL haven't gotten around to using mine, had some stuff to deal with and still not able to extend my fridge! Frustrating, but the wait should be worth it.

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Tue Oct 03, 2017 14:54

ockelford wrote:How is this going? Have you any follow up images of the fermentation? I STILL haven't gotten around to using mine, had some stuff to deal with and still not able to extend my fridge! Frustrating, but the wait should be worth it.

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Didn't think there was Intarest so stopped. Ye it's working perfect so far. I have weissbock in it at the moment. There was an issue with the gas connection it like it's a tiny bit too long. I tried new gas connection but would not fit and two old one but a third did fit. Not sure if this is manufacturing defect.

The collection bottle is squeezeable so it's hand to agitate the yeast a little.

Nothing leaks and being able to take a sample beer from beer out connection without fear of leaks and infection is super. I have ordered a spunding valve so I can transfare to keg without O2 pickup.

Angel hardware has all the extras for this fermenter that malt Miller had not like the spunding valve.
As in previous pics it fits nicely in fridge if you cut piece of the support frame.
I'm delighted with and looking for another. Selling 3 fast fermenters so hope to pay for it with that sale.

The ability to see into it is great also. Delighted so far. I'm not sure if I would carbonate the beer in it as i always taught the co2 from fermentation scrubs any sulphur ect from the beer so to carb in there will keep the sulphur ect in the beer but not sure maybe someone else weight in

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Tue Oct 03, 2017 15:02

I'm using a gas connection with hose to bottle star San as airlock. Image

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Tue Oct 03, 2017 15:03

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Re: Fermentasaurus

Postby beer buddah » Tue Oct 03, 2017 15:07

Bottle is squeezable but most important no leaks from seal. As a man I did not feel like I needed to read the assembly instructions and took minute or two to figure out that there is a left hand thread in connection so as you remove the bottle it does not loosen the assembly to main conicle very clever idea. They have spent allot time getting this right and it's great bit engineering. Ticks all the boxes.ImageImage

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