Find your fermentation tank

When it comes to fermenting beer, there are many solutions available to the home brewer. In all cases, you'll need a good fermenter. It comes in a variety of materials, including plastic, glass and stainless steel.

Just below, you'll find an overview of the fermenters we offer in our catalog.

Stainless fermentation tank

Stainless steel is the best material for fermenting beer. Easy to clean, very strong and durable over time, it also insulates the beer better, so that it doesn't suffer as quickly from outside temperature fluctuations.

See all the stainless fermentation tank

Advantages of a stainless fermentation tank :

  1. Solid and durable
  2. Easy to clean
  3. Non-scratch (reduces the risk of infection)
  4. Non-porous (does not let oxygen through)
  5. Very qualitative

Disadvantages of a stainless steel fermenter :

  1. Expensive
  2. Some models may be hard to use for beginners

PET fermentors

PET is the highest-quality plastic. A PET fermenter is transparent, so you can see what's going on inside during fermentation. More aesthetically pleasing than opaque plastic, they allow you to keep an eye on fermentation activity. What's more, it's quite satisfying to watch all this little world evolve in your beer. With this type of fermenter, however, care must be taken to protect the beer from the sun's rays.

Voir les PET

Advantages of a PET fermentation tank :

  1. Esthetic 
  2. Ludic
  3. Qualitative
  4. Easy to use

Disadvantages of a PET fermentation tank :

  1. Let the UV pass
  2. Porous
  3. Scratchable

Fermentation bucket

Plastic fermenting buckets are the basis for home brewing. With or without a bottom tap for easy transfer, they are already fitted with a hole for a bubbler. Functional, economical and efficient, they are ideal for brewing 20/25 liters of beer.

See all the buckets

Advantages of a fermentation bucket :

  1. Price
  2. Easy to use

    Disadvantages of a fermentation bucket :

    1. Porous
    2. Scratchable


    Same interest as PET fermenters, with the advantage of glass, which is a perfectly smooth material. Glass carboys are perfect for fermenting beer. In particular, they are ideal for innoculating beer with funky bacteria or yeasts such as brettanomyces. The disadvantage is that their shape makes them difficult to clean. They also need to be well protected from the sun's rays, even though they are often supplied with a basket.

    See Dame Jeanne

    Advantages of a dame jeanne :

    1. Glass
    2. Ludic
    3. Qualitative
    4. Perfect for wild fermentations

    Disadvantages of a dame jeanne :

    1. Let The light passing throught
    2. Hard to clean

    Keg fermentors

    Shaped like a beer keg, the plastic of these fermentation tanks is higher quality and thicker than fermentation buckets. This means they can be stored longer. Easy to handle, with handles and more solid, they enable larger quantities of beer to be fermented, while being rather economical.

    Voir the kegs

    Advantages  : 

    1. Qualitative
    2. Price
    3. Big

    Disadvantages :

    1. Porous
    2. Scratchable

    Conical fermentation tank

    Conical fermenters can be used to recover yeast to ferment several beers or to make your own yeast library. The yeast lees settle to the bottom once fermentation is complete. By removing the yeast, the brewer can also easily carry out extended cellaring without having to decant.

    See all the conical fermenters

    Advantages :

    1. Stainless or plastic
    2. Qualitative
    3. Easy yeast cropping

    Disadvantages :

    1. Hard to use for beginners

    Recap :

    Plastic is generally the least expensive material, but it's perfectly possible to make good beer in a plastic fermenter. In fact, there are different qualities of fermenter, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. There are also several models, from the basic fermentation bucket to the conical fermenter.

    Glass fermenters are particularly interesting, as they have a perfectly smooth, non-porous surface. Glass fermenters, on the other hand, are a little more complicated to clean, and that's their drawback.

    As with all food products, stainless steel is the state-of-the-art material. This type of fermenter is easy to clean, very durable over time and produces excellent quality beers.