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Brew Day is Fun. Fermentation Isn’t.
Every home-brewer knows Brew Day is the best part of brewing your own beer. But then comes fermentation and bottling. Which means you’ve got, at best, 4 weeks worth of work ahead of you including bottling. Days spent lifting, sanitizing, siphoning, conditioning, worrying, and waiting. Meanwhile, the process presents risks like contamination, oxidation, and sub-optimal temps that could turn your craft beer into crap beer. That is, until Vessi™ Fermentor.
Welcome to Fermentopia.
Go from 4 weeks of worry and work, to a mere 7 days* with minimal effort – all while exerting more control over the entire fermentation and finishing process.
Vessi™ Fermentor stays pressurized the entire time, so that what's inside stays carbonated. Which means no need to bottle condition or force carbonate your beer, cutting days out of your timeline. Plus, the heating and cooling system helps reach an optimal fermentation and finishing environment faster.
Once the worts in the tank, there’s no more transferring. In fact, no siphoning, lifting, or jackets, either. Everything you need is in one, convenient tank, with everything on hand to rule the fermentation and finishing process.
Vessi™ Fermentor helps you reduce key risks that make good beer go bad, in a more controlled environment. Precise temperature and pressure control, and a construction that's designed to minimize exposure to light and oxygen, keeping your batch safe. Which, when it's all said and done means a better beer.
*Based on a light blonde ale beer at 3.3% ABV and use of clarification agent
How it Works1. Transfer Wort, Pitch Yeast
With Vessi ™ Fermentor, you'll start by transferring your cooled wort into the sanitized tank. Once you’ve checked the specific gravity and pitched your yeast, attach the pressure lid. Now you’re ready to set the specific pressure and temperature to ensure optimal conditions for fermentation. Then, sit back and relax while the yeast does its thing. If your beer requires secondary fermentation, it’s time to go for round two. If not, on to the dispensing.
2. Clear Sediment
Once the yeast is finished fermenting, you can clear the sediment from the bottom of the tank using the Sediment Removal System, which transfers sediment out of the tank without opening the unit or depressurizing. This is also a good time to add any aromas or flavors using the Liquid Injection System - designed to force your additions into the tank, while minimizing exposure to light and oxygen.
3. Dispense—Pour, Bottle, or Keg
Your beer is ready! For instant gratification, pour straight from the tap.
Need easy-to-share and transport options? The Vessi™ Bottle Filler allows you to transfer to bottles or a keg using the bottling and kegging ports. Once they're filled, they're ready to drink (no bottle conditioning or keg carbonation required).
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Support Documents: Vessi Use and Care Guide
4.5 / 5.02 ReviewsA game changer for the homebrewerI acquired by my Vessi as an Indiegogo funding contributor and must say that it has exceeded expectations in many ways even after one batch. The Vessi provides a homebrewer with exceptional control over the fermentation process in a relatively compact and attractive package that also serves your beer. It maintains a fairly constant temperature by heating or cooling as needed, ferments under pressure so the beer is naturally carbonated and ready to drink within a day of reaching the target gravity, and lets you remove trub without ever needing to "rack" the beer and exposing it to oxygen. The only flaw(s) that I ran into (hence 4 stars) was that 1) the beer is no longer cold, and 2) I don't have a good way to tell how much beer remains in the vessel. I suspect that the warm beer is a result of the fluid level getting below the cooling element - but I'm not really sure until I empty what's in there and do some testing.April 18, 2017Move over kegerator, here comes the Vessi!I too bought the Vessi as part of the Indiegogo campaign. So far this has exceeded my expectations. Not having to lug glass carboys around makes brewing much more fun. Setup and sterilization is easy. Cleaning the Vesey is much less stressful than cleaning glass carboys. Removing the traub while the Vessi is still under pressure is simple and only takes a few minutes. It is easily mobile on it's casters which makes moving it to an area for cleaning, filling, or serving a breeze. My temperature was controlled perfectly throughout the entire process which included cold crashing and 38 degree temperature for serving. I also purchased the bottling accessory which worked flawlessly. The engineering team has been fantastic about feedback and usage questions. Now if only it would clean and sterilize all my bottles too, then it would truly be incredible!April 23, 2017
Browse 6 questions Browse 6 questions and 6 answersHow many gallons does this hold?BEST ANSWER: The Vessi is designed for 5 gallon batches, but the overall capacity of the conical portion is 8 gallons to allow for krausen buildup.Can i force carbonate with CO2 using this system?BEST ANSWER: Yes you can. The system does house a co2 tank.Can I hook this system up to a CO2 tank?BEST ANSWER: Hi there, you will use a CO2 tank with the Vessi. Cheers!How does this unit control the temperature?BEST ANSWER: The Vessi is capable of both cooling and heating. It utilizes a compressor-style refrigeration unit, and a heats with electricity much as a heating pad would. It is fully adjustable between 35 and 80 degrees F, and will automatically switch from heating to cooling depending on your set temperature.How much beer does it make per batch?BEST ANSWER: The Vessi is designed for 5 gallon batches, but the overall capacity of the conical portion is 8 gallons to allow for krausen buildup.What is all included with the purchase?
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