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For the fermentation containers of different sizes made of different materials are used. Containers controlled by computer programs are usually used for a temperature-controlled fermentation process stainless steel with volumes up to one million liters preferred. Other materials used are cement or concrete (mostly glazed or tiled), Glass, Wood (vat, barrel) and ceramics,

Fermentation tank - stainless steel tank and wooden tank

As a fermentation stand (also fermentation stand, fermentation Holzgärständer , wood fermentation Holzgärständer ) are made of wood and tapering towards the top vats designated, in which an open for the desired oxygen contact maceration done (picture middle). Due to the relatively small surface area, the pushing down or circulation of the marc also done very gently by hand. See also under barrel fermentation such as barrel and drum types,

Fermentation tanks - stainless steel (open top) and wooden fermentation stand for mash fermentation, stainless steel

Images above: Mittelberger
Picture below:
Gerhard Markowitsch - Göttlesbrunn

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