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Sanke Fermenter Conversion Kit
Sanke Fermenter Conversion Kit

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Our Price: $34.00

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Sanke Fermenter Kit Options:

Thermowell Depth:

Many people agree that Sanke kegs make great fermenters for up to 13 gallon batches and these parts are the premium way to convert to a fermenter. Thermowell? Yes. Pressurized ferment and transfer? Sure.

Install Requirements:

All product options here assume that you've removed the valve assembly and dip tube out of the keg. You should be able to look inside the keg through the 2" hole. Note that the actual diameter of the flange on the keg opening should be approximately 2.5" and the ID should be about 2". This applies to MOST commercial kegs available but please double check.

Main Options:

  • Bare Bones 1 Piece Unit: The unique piece of gear that all options are built upon is a 2" triclover flange plate with an offset 1/2" male NPT port on the top and an 18" long sanitary welded thermowell on the bottom. Order this if you already have a gasket and 2" TC clamp.
  • 3 Piece Kit: This kit includes the 2" TC assembly with welded 18" thermowell and male 1/2" NPT nipple, a 2" TC clamp and a silicone 2" TC gasket ribbed on only one side and flat on the other to mate with the SANKE keg tap flange. (this is the default choice in the option dropdown). Consider adding the ELBARB and about 3 feet of 1/2" ID silicone tubing to work as a blow off style airlock. These are found in accessories on the right.
This kit is also available with additional parts to allow for pressurized transfer via CO2 regulated pressure here.

Please keep in mind that using parts sold here for pressure fermenting will require additional components that we are not yet prepared to offer in full (some of them will be listed as accessories here). You can thread a 1/2" NPT cross into the top of the kit and then hang additional parts off such as pressure gauge, adjustable pressure relief valve, compression fitting with long diptube (for pressure transfers), Ball Lock adapters, etc.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Works as advertised December 15, 2015
Reviewer: Nate from Essex Junction, VT United States  
Once again, happy with my BrewHardware purchase. I haven't had any issues getting a seal.

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Great Product July 21, 2015
Reviewer: Kevin Laroche from East Haven, CT United States  
Why do I shop at BrewHardware.com? Because they are extremely creative and create awesome products.  I was looking at making this product myself but the savings would have been minimal.  Do yourself a favor and get one of these Sanke Fermenter kits with the transfer rig. It's super easy to transfer my beers and I can set the racking cane just about the trub layer and it doesn't move or disturb the trub.

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High quality product July 20, 2015
Reviewer: Bruce Wiggins from Harrisonburg, VA United States  
This is a great product.  Well-constructed.  It will make my 1/4 bbl sanke keg much easier to use for fermentation.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Great Product June 22, 2015
Reviewer: Joe Weismann from Boise, ID United States  
The best combination of stainless fittings and CO2 transfer capability that I've seen for a sanke keg.  This will transform my keg fermentations.  Can't wait to use it!

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  1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Love the concept... April 28, 2015
Reviewer: Brian Olson from Norway, MI United States  
I love the concept of the conversion kit, but the tri-clamp connection to the keg is not great.  The clamp is not big enough and it makes it easy for the whole thing to move around and not have a great seal.

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