DetailsOur 6.5 gallon bottling bucket comes complete with a pre-drilled hole, and the Fermenter's Favorites® bottling spigot for easy bottle filling.
Rack your beer, or wine, into this bucket, attach a length of 3/8" ID tubing to the spigot, place a bottle filler on the other end, and you're ready to bottle.
The large opening makes it easy to add priming sugar, fruit extract, or whatever just prior to bottling. The bottling bucket works well for wine too.
Lid Not Included
- Details & Instructions
Height 17 3/4" Diameter 12"
4.8 / 5.093 ReviewsWell suited for it's useGood quality product. Would recommend it to fellow wine makers.December 6, 2018Purchased
4 months agoBest Bucket :-)I bought the bucket for a water garden plant i wanted to bring in over the winter.... this way I can empty the water and refill with fresh water easily without taking the plant out or tipping the bucket. Great product, works fantastically!December 5, 2018Purchased
4 months agoWorked fine.I am think I already reviewed this once or twice. It’s still a 5 star rating. We made root beer for the first time this October and this bottling bucket with spigot worked just fine.November 28, 2018Purchased
5 months agoGreat bucket. Doesn’t Leak. Heads up no lid included.Great bucket and spigot does not leak. Just be aware this does not come with a lid for the bucket.July 3, 2018Purchased
9 months agoLove it!I bought this for my husband. He likea it because is large and nice for beer bottling. Best part, no leaks.June 20, 2018Purchased
10 months agoThis is our second bucket. The first one developed a crack in the plastic after 5 uses. Hoping this one works better.January 8, 2018Purchased
1 year agoGood quality product I believe it should always come with a free Lid though.December 5, 2017Purchased
1 year agoWorks Well but..Used it for the first time this last weekend. Everything worked as you would expect but for some reason the bottom of bucket bulges out now. Once you get it full enough it sets fine but until then it rocks around on the rounded bottom. Not sure why this happened. It has been sitting on a firm flat surface since I bought it.January 18, 2017Purchased
over 2 years agoVery disappointedI ordered 2 of these to use as primary fermenters. In shipping, they stacked them together and put the other supplies I ordered in the inner bucket. When they reached my house, both buckets were scratched/gouged on the inside. I called midwest and was told to use them anyway. This is a major infection risk.December 18, 2016Purchased
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- Customer Q&A
Browse 6 questions Browse 6 questions and 19 answersWill this take a standard 5 gallon lid ?BEST ANSWER: This bucket take our DRILLED PLASTIC LID FOR 6.5 GALLON FERMENTORSIs this bucket translucent? If so, does it have gallon markings on the outside?BEST ANSWER: This is a piece of junk, don't buy!!! It's very thin and weak plastic. Make sure to carry it by the bottom or handle will break. The spout gets in the way and it loosens the nut every time you turn it. It will eventually leak on you. The lid fits too tight hard get it off with out spilling.Can't I just hold bottles under spigot and fill without using tubing?BEST ANSWER: You can, but not recommended.
Turning spigot on & off for each bottle would be a painful nuisance.
Hard to adjust & get consistent head space.
Most like introduce extra oxygen due to splashing to bottom, unless you are very careful to trickle down the side.
Use a spring-loaded bottle filler attached to the spigot via short 3/8" tubing.Can Mead be made in this Container ? ThanksBEST ANSWER: Yes. Not a problem. I have made a number of batches in these and it works fine as a primary or a secondary.is this HDPE 4 or 5 plastic?BEST ANSWER: Request product spec from Midwest or even request material spec document. They comply or you don't buyDoes this bucket come with a lid or do you have to order the lid separately?BEST ANSWER: Hello,
Thank you for choosing Midwest Supplies! The bottling bucket does not come with a lid because it is not necessary during bottling. If you would like one, they can be purchased as well. I hope that this helps, let me know if you have any further questions!