DetailsThe fermentor that started it all, reinvented again! We’ve taken the revolutionary Big Mouth Bubbler® glass and re-engineered it with the help of world-class Polish master glassmakers to ensure sturdy, solid, superior craftsmanship.
Extra-thick glass eliminates oxygen permeation and keeps your brew safe. Banish bugs and bacteria with perfectly air-tight seals from a carefully ground, completely smooth and obsessively flat neck top.
In the evolution of Big Mouth Bubbler®, we’ve added some perks! Instantly measure volume with gallon graduation marks. Easier transfer of clear beer with a taller, narrower body while ensuring less liquid is left behind.
Say goodbye to that awkward brush and give your fermentor the deep-clean your beer deserves. Scrub off any unseen biofilm. Effortlessly wipe away crusted krausen in just a couple of carefree minutes.
Bid your funnel and siphon sayonara! Pour cooled wort directly from your kettle into the Big Mouth Bubbler® for instant transfers. Pitch yeast without it running down the sides of your fermentor. Easily add flavorings to secondary, and then just as easily remove them!
Last but not least, you asked and we listened—more space for adhesive fermometers than any other glass fermentor! The most obsessively engineered glass fermentor ever created—we are proud and excited to introduce the new and improved Big Mouth Bubbler® EVO 2.
Caution: Big Mouth Bubbler® is a large hand-formed glass item that can be easily damaged if not used with proper care and handling. It may have variations in shape and thickness, and will show the normal bubbling characteristics of hand-formed glass. Extreme changes in temperature or sudden contact with hard surfaces may cause glass to crack. Handle with care–we strongly recommend using the Big Mouth Bubbler® carrying harness for increased safety and ease of handling.
Note: We still strongly recommend the Big Mouth Bubbler® carrying harness.
Each Big Mouth Bubbler® EVO 2 includes:
- Big Mouth Bubbler® Glass Fermentor & Universal Lid*
- Big Mouth Bubbler® Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
*The new Big Mouth Universal Lid (included) fits all Big Mouth Bubbler® Fermentors, and has ribbed silicone rings ensure a completely air-tight seal.
You will also need a Small Universal Carboy Bung (not included) - drilled or solid.
Dimensional Shipping Weight applies.
- Details & Instructions
3.3 / 5.028 ReviewsTHIS is the Cadalliac of small fermenters.As an owner and user of a 10 gallon stainless conical fermenter, I'm going to say this is the nicest fermenter you can buy for general use without breaking the bank. So superior to carboys and buckets it's not worth discussing. I use carboys still as secondaries, but as a primary, thanks but no thanks. I also used buckets in the past but I'm sick of shrinkwrapping the lids only to still have them leak and not show activity. I bought mine (2) in January of 15, they've been in pretty constant use since. They have made flawless beer. I have kept the boxes they came in and I do put those upside down over top of the thing any time it has beer in it. (light protection) I also keep them in a relatively light controlled area, but I don't have a totally dark place to put them unless I'm lagering in my freezer, thus the boxes. Cut a small hole for the airlock to poke through, then put foil over top for any other small amount of light that might get to your beer. _x000D__x000D_The glass is very beefy, this isn't your typical chintsy carboy. I dropped a 10" channellocks off my counter and hit BOTH of mine, day one, and they both laughed it off. I didn't think it was so funny. But they didn't mind. Don't try this at home._x000D__x000D_If you keep this in the dark, this is absolutely as functional as a stainless conical. I see complaints about the plastic ones not sealing, that is not an issue with these, not even a little. Another reviewer says the bung isn't a good fit, mine are perfect and if that's al the issue is, get a different number bung. _x000D__x000D_Cleaning is awesome. Visibility is 100%. The ground rim seals perfectly every time and the lid is gasketed. Especially for a beginner who wants to see the fermentation as it progresses, this is THE thing to have._x000D__x000D_Cons: You NEED a BrewHauler with these. They are bulky and not easy to handle. These need protection from light just like a white plastic bucket or carboy. Protect your beer!_x000D__x000D_I can't say enough about how much I like these. For the price, they are The fermenter bargain. Get two at least. Worth every penny and then some.June 19, 2015Big Mouth is awesome, new "universal" lid is not.I love the Big Mouth Bubbler and have multiples of them. Reason it gets a 3 out of 5 is the new "universal" lid. I have to weight it down or tape it to the bubbler for a lot of my brews to prevent it from blowing off. Wish they would have stuck with the older screw on lids.August 15, 2016Big Mouth Bubbler?� EVO 2 - 6.5 GallonI have been brewing my own beer for 10+ years now and I was always using the plastic buckets for fermenting. Last year I brewed a Bourbon Barrel Porter that required a 6 month fermentation so I gave the Big Mouth Bubbler a try. It worked great for that one, so now I am using it on all my beers. The buckets were fine, but it's more fun to see through the glass at what is happening during the fermentation process. Since this vessel has such a big mouth it is also easy to clean. One drawback is that due to it's glass construction, this adds to the weight of it, but I still eel it is worth it.August 3, 2016I like the wide openingI like the wide opening and larger capacity, no more bubbleovers!August 3, 2016But thisI love these fermenters. I will never buy another carboyNovember 27, 2016Purchased
3 months agoIt's worth it...I've read some reviews on the Big Mouth Bubbler EVO 2 and was a little hesitant on ordering. Yesterday was the first opportunity to use it. It is definitely a LOT easier to clean than a glass carboy. I did not have any issues getting the lid to seal. A few words of suggestion to those thinking of purchasing: it is well worth the expense just from a cleaning perspective; and ease of dry hopping. If you take your time on seating the lid properly, there is no issue. I did have to crank down on the lid, perhaps a little more than should be necessary to get a good seal, but it sealed with only one gasket. I did not have any issues with cross-threading. Just take your time. Something like this, I always start by turning it counter-clockwise until you feel the lid set in the threads. Today, it's bubbling away! Given the opportunity, I'd trade in all of my carboys for more of these!September 23, 2015Just what I neededGood quality-love the big mouth!July 30, 2016Big mouth is awesomeEasy to clean and perfect for dry hoppingJuly 31, 2016January 5, 2016No more bucketsAlways wanted to go to glass, but hate that I can't get my hand into a carboy. This is the perfect solution and it fits perfectly into my lager chamber. Bought two, use one for primary and one for secondary or can lager both at the same time. High pressure brews seem to want to force the lid up. I just weigh it down.August 1, 2016
- Customer Q&A
Browse 11 questions Browse 11 questions and 20 answersWill a 6.5gal work for 5gal brews or will I absolutely need a 5gal for the secondary fermentation? I'm trying to save as much space as possible. Is there a way to use the 6.5gal for the primary and secondary fermentation?BEST ANSWER: What is your reason for using a secondary fermentor? If it is only to clear your beer don't do a transfer into the second smaller carboy. Just wait 2-3 weeks on most beer then transfer to a bottling bucket. If your yeast is healthy going in and started ferment within 12 to 24 hours then no need for a secondary fermentor. If you are doing long term aging the a secondary fermentor is needed to get the beer of yeast before it dies and spills in guts or Autoalysis spelling? Taste like burnt rubber. Secondary fermentor are good for dry hoping IPA or adding wood chips or fruit to beer or souring microbes. The smaller headspace of a five gallon carboy minimizes oxygen that can oxidize your beer or hurt microbes if your souring beer. You can dry hop in a primary carboy but the yeast will steal some of the hop oils you want in beer. But just increase the amount of dry hopping yeast from 2 ounces to four or six ounces. Most beer styles don't need a secondary fermentation carboy which don't make your beer any more clear. Secondary container for souring, wood chip aging or dry hopping is helpful.Can I use this for a primary fermentor for a 6 gallon wine kit??BEST ANSWER: I've certainly used mine for 6 gal. batches of mead, so I don't see why you couldn't use this for a wine primary fermentation. Once fermentation has slowed down, you may want to get it into a vessel with very little head space to minimize oxygen mixing.what happened to the glass big mouth with the spout?BEST ANSWER: They asked me to answer but this may be a stocking question. They do have it in plastic but I have not seen it in glass. Even a web search I do not see a siphon-less glass BMB in either the 6 or 6.5 size.
Sorry I am not more help. Regardless as high as the spout is I think it would leave a lot of good wine in the bottom.can I get the dimensions of the EVO 2- 6.5 gallon? I am trying to see if this will fit in my mini fridge. I am currently using 6 gallon glass carboys.BEST ANSWER: It is about 13" in diameter, and about 19" tall (without air lock or blow off).Is there a different Lid I could Use? this lid has blown on me twice leaving my beer exposed.BEST ANSWER: One trick customers have discovered is flipping the silicone gasket part over, and they find it stays in place better in some cases. Give that a try. Or, we can send out the older lid style for you to use with that carboy. -Mike W, Midwest SuppliesWhat are the dimensions? Diameter, height.BEST ANSWER: It is 17.5 inches tall with lid and has a 12 inch diameter. It weighs about 16.5 lbs, empty. Cheers!Does the new Universal lid fit flush all the way down into the fermenter or is there a small gap between the top of the lid and the top of the fermenter?BEST ANSWER: There is a small gap.On what date did these start including the new universal lid? It is hard to tell which version people are describing in the ratings.BEST ANSWER: Ben,
The universal lids came out at the end of Oct.Is there a stopper for the big mouth bubbler that allows the use of a thermowell along with the airlock?BEST ANSWER: Most thermowell's come with a standard size (dia.)stopper, with 2 holes. 1 for the air lock and 1 for the thermowell. The TW I bought from another vendor was this way. That being said, the holes for a TW stopper are smaller then a standard 2 hole stopper you get from your local brew supply store. hope this helps.Will the new lid solve the seal problemBEST ANSWER: Hi Chad
The new lids have a silicone gasket that creates an air-tight seal. Let me know if you if you have any other questions!
CharlesCan you use the 6.5gal for primary and secondary fermentation or do I absolutely have to get a second 5 gal carboy for the secondary fermentation? I'm tight on space so I'd rather find a way to make one work if it's possible.
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