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Old 12-09-2010, 09:52 PM   #1
Soulshine
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Hi,
I am looking to purchase a 27 gallon stainless steel fermentor and have narrowed it down to two. Both are the same price so I am more concerned about the quality of each fermentor and the company's customer service more than anything. Plus I will be ordering additional items such as a larger brew kettle, etc. from which ever company I purchase the fermentor from.

Williams Brewing Fermenator Fermentor
http://www.williamsbrewing.com/27_GA...D_P980C135.cfm

Northern Brewing Company Blichmann Fermentor
http://www.northernbrewer.com/winema...-fittings.html

They both look very similar. Very few reviews I could find. Anyone ever purchase or deal with either of these companies or have any advice? This is a pretty big investment so any help would be very much appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
Bill



 
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:59 PM   #2
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Williams customer service is the best!


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Old 12-09-2010, 11:05 PM   #3
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Pssst... That's the same fermenter...

 
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Old 12-09-2010, 11:12 PM   #4
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http://conical-fermenter.com/product...al-fermenters/

Stout has one cheaper and IMO better.
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:52 AM   #5
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I agree that the Stout products are a tremendous value.
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Old 12-10-2010, 01:03 AM   #6
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Thanks for the feedback and advice. Much appreciated.

 
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Old 12-10-2010, 02:10 AM   #7
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Either company will provide great customer service. However, I vote for taking a look at the Stout products.
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Old 12-12-2010, 03:26 PM   #8
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What do you think makes the Stout fermentor better?

 
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:44 PM   #9
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What do you think makes the Stout fermentor better?
Great customer service. Gorgeous functional product that gets the job done. Its not "BLING"man.


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