SS tanks and fermentation

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MambaVitner
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SS tanks and fermentation

Post by MambaVitner » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:43 pm

Hi, I was wondering if anyone has used ss flat bottom tanks to ferment wine in? And i was also wondering if i could damage my pump by pumping out star san through my pump?

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Re: SS tanks and fermentation

Post by thetooth » Thu Dec 22, 2011 12:21 pm

I see no reason you couldn't ferment in a flat-bottomed stainless steel tank. Buckets and carboys are flat-bottomed, and I'd guess that most homebrew is fermented in one of these two containers.

Pumping star san through your pump will not hurt it.


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