Catalyst Fermentation System Starter Kit Review

The Catalyst Fermentation System: Conical Fermenter 6.5 gallon

If you're starting to get serious about brewing but are not quite ready to step up to buying a lot of 'steel' such as a conical fermenter then this  Catalyst brewing system may be for you.

The Catalyst’s tank is made from medical-grade, BPA-free, polymer which basically means it is food safe and good to go for brewers concerned about leakage from plastic. The polymer provides the clarity of glass but with the durability and handy convenience of plastic.

The best thing about it is it dishwasher safe and withstands temperatures of up to 230º Fahrenheit which means not only is cleaning a doddle, the heat from the dishwasher will also kill any bugs.

The Trub Trap features a 3 inch butterfly valve and is compatible with pretty much any wide mouth mason jar so you can remove kettle trub and fermentation trub, pitch a yeast starter, harvest yeast, and bottle without disturbing or oxidizing that precious beer.

Which is a pretty and tidy option for hassle-free brewing.

The Catalyst Kit comes with the following items:

  • 6.5 Gallon Tank with Lid
  • Stand (Base, 2 Legs, 2 Support Beams, 8 Screws)
  • 3” Proprietary Butterfly Valve
  • Bottling Attachment
  • Transfer Tubing
  • Tubing Clamp
  • Rubber Stopper
  • 16 Oz. Wide Mouth Mason Jar
  • Allen Wrench
  • Caper with 100 tops

Here are some reviews from actual users of the starter kit:

"We have brewed close to 20 batches now. The system is very easy to set-up and use. The design allows for easy trub removal and if you're experienced, yeast collection. Bottling is a snap as well. Adding dry hops is easy and seeing what your beer is doing through the various stages is both fun and informative as well."

"My first batch of beer was delivered seamlessly as a result ordering this starter kit. If you are a home brewer or are thinking of taking the plunge into home brewing this is the fermenter you need to buy. So far it has produced 7 delicious batches without issue. Love it!"

"The thing that kept me away from home brewing was seeing all of the equipment that was required. That was eliminated when I found the Catalyst. It is a straightforward, simple process that culminates in great tasting beer that you made yourself. I just bottled my first batch with ease and can't wait to get another batch going. A must-have item for home brewers!"

If that's a good enough review from actual users, check out the price on Amazon.


Post a Comment

Powered by Blogger.


absorption caps abv acetaldehyde acid adjuncts advice about beer brewing aeration aeration kit aging air lock alcohol alcohol poisoning ale ale beer kits alkaline alkaline brewery wash all grain american amylase apera apples attenuation autolysis automatic temperature compensation bacteria baker's yeast baking yeast ball lock ball valve bar keepers friend barley batch prime beer brewing beer capper beer dispenser beer filtration kit system beer gushers beer kit beer kit review beer kits beer lines beer salt beer taps beerstone best brewing equipment biotin bittering BKF black rock bleach blichmann blow off tubing bluelab bohemian pilsner boil in a bag boil over boneface bottle cap bottle caps bottle conditioning bottling bottling beer bottling spigot bourbon brettanomyces brew and review brew day brewing beer guide brewing salts brewing spoon brewing sugar brewing thermostat british thermal unit brix brix scale BTU bud light budvar buffer buffer solution burton snatch buyer's guide calcium chloride calcium sulphate calibration calibration probe calibration solution campden tablets capping carbon dioxide carbonation carbonation drops carboy cascade caustic soda chinook chlorine christmas chronicle cider clarity cleaning your equipment clear beer clone recipe cloudy beer cold crashing coldbreak conditioning tablets conductivity conical fermenter contamination coopers copper tun corn sugar cornelius corny keg craft beer creamy beer crown cryo hops cubes danstar nottingham death from above demijohn dextrose distilation DIY DME draught dry hopping edelmetall brü burner ekuanot electrode enhancer enzyme equipment ester ethanol experiments in beer making faucet fermcap-s fermentables fermentation fermentation system fermenter fermentis fermentor final gravity finings five star flat beer floccing foam inhibitor french fresh wort pack fridge fruit fusel alchohol garage project gas burners gelatin gift and present ideas gin ginger beer glucose golden ale golden syrup goldings gose grain grain mill green bullet grist guinness gypsum hach hacks hallertauer heat mat heat pad heat wrap home brew honey hop schedule hops hops spider how not to brew beer how to brew that first beer how to brew with a beer kit how to grow hops how to make a hop tea how to wash yeast hydrated layer hydrogen sulfide hydrometer IBU ideas idophor infection inkbird instruments isoamyl acetate jelly beans jockey box john palmer jos ruffell juniper keezer keg cooler keg regulators kegco kegerator kegging kegs kettle kombucha krausen lactic acid lager lagering lauter lion brown litmus lupulin lupulin powder lupuLN2 making beer malic acid malt malt mill maltodextrin mangrove jack's maple syrup mash mash paddle mash tun mccashins mead methanol micro brewing milling milwaukee MW102 mistakes mixing instructions moa mouth feel muntons must nano brewing New Zealand Brewer's Series no rinse nut brown ale oak oak wood chips off flavors original gravity oxygen pacific gem palaeo water pale ale panhead PBW pear pectine pectolase perlick pete gillespie ph levels ph meter ph pen pH strips ph tester pico brewing pilsner pitching yeast plastic drum poppet valve pot powdered brewing wash ppm precipitated chalk pressure relief valve priming prison hooch probe problem solving propane and propane accessories pruno pump system purity law radler re-using yeast recipe record keeping reddit refractometer reinheitsgebot removing beer labels from bottles review rice hulls riwaka rotten eggs saaz saccharomyces cerevisiae salt sanitization secondary regulator sediment seltzer session beer silicon simple tricks for brewing siphon site glass skunked beer small batch brewing soda ash sodium carbonate sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate sodium hydroxide sodium metasilicate sodium percarbonate sour beer sparge spigot spirals spirits spoon spraymalt star san starch STC-1000 steinlager stella artois steralisation sterilisation sterilization sterliization stoke storage solution stout sucrose sugar supercharger tannins temperature temperature controller therminator thermometer tips for beginners tri-sodium phopsphate tricks and tips trub tubing tui turkey vodka infused gin vorlauf water water testing wet cardboard taste wet hopping weta whirlfloc tablets white claw williamswarn wine winter brewing wood wort wort chiller yeast yeast energizer yeast nutrient yeast rafts yeast starter yeast traps
Back to Top