Bright Tanks


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Your questions on Bright Tanks answered by industry experts.

Q UniTank vs BBT

A Great question. With the uni-tank option, you cannot go wrong. You can use them as a complete cycle tank (fermentation, crashing, carbonating) or you can transfer between them and use ... Read On


Q We've been using CO2 to transfer our beer (through a 20" long hose) from the fermenter into the bright at our 2bbl brewhouse. This seems to take a bit longer than necessary and uses up a considerable amount of CO2 in the process. What's the way to move beer between vessels?

A Our patented, low shear pump; Bowpeller has been a great alternative to using gas transfer. The unique Bowpeller impeller and casing provide an ideal option. Read On


Q What are other brewers' experience of using kegs vs. serving (or "brite") tanks in order to satisfy your taproom/brewpub's sales demands?

A The one thing to remember about brite tanks is that there temperature probe is usually a few bbls higher than the bottom of the tank. Which means once you have ... Read On


Q I want to increase my brewing capacity and was looking to buy a third fermentor. Someone suggested a bright tank instead. Should I?

A Bright tanks are an important step in the beer making process. You can only filter and condition if you transfer your beer to another tank. Low temperatures during carbonation are ... Read On