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NorCal Brewing Solutions Stainless Steel Racking Cane Family

Sanke Keg Cross Fermenter Kit

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Clean, rinse, sanitize, ferment, and rack - in ANY Sanke keg! 4 way Cross connection. Clamp and gasket sold separately.

SKU 2961
Racking Cane Type:

Sanke Keg “Cross” Fermenter Kit

Wash, Sanitize, Ferment, Carbonate and Serve in ANY Sanke Keg!

304 Stainless Steel


NEW!!! Replace the standard racking cane with a custom connection racking cane (scroll to the bottom for details).

This is essentially four of our product offerings engineered into a single device:

·         Racking Cane – Stainless Steel – Standard (SKU# 2983)

·         2” Tri Clover Pass-Through Cross connector (SKU# 2962)

·         3 Inch Spray Head (SKU# 2803)

·         Full Port Ball Valve (SKU# 0138)

With this tool, a brewing pump, a few feet of hose, and a few hardware fittings you are set to:

·         Use the built-in Spray Head to clean, rinse, and sanitize Sanke kegs (using products like Powdered Brewery Wash and Star San)

·         Ferment your wort in a Sanke keg

·         Use the Adjustable Racking Cane to transfer liquid in or out

·         Close the Full Port Ball Valve to pressurize the liquid and/or gas inside the fermenter. Useful for auto-expelling cleaning solutions, rinse water, etc.

·         Attach a blow-off hose to the Full Port Ball Valve using your favorite 1/2" NPT Male connector, then open the valve to expel CO2 from fermenting wort

·         Use the Adjustable Racking Cane to extract the yeast and trub from the bottom of the keg, leaving clean beer behind

-       Or  -

·         Use the racking cane to rack the beer off the yeast and into bottles or kegs

·         Use the built-in CO2 Ball Lock connector to force carbonate contents under high regulator pressure, then serve contents after reducing regulator pressure

Adapts to your current connecting hardware of choice:

·         Hook up any 1/2" NPT male connecting item (sold separately) - such as Cam Lock, Quick Disconnect, or hose barb fitting - to the Full Port Ball Valve to transfer gas or liquid in or out of the keg.

Works with ALL Half Barrel (15.5 gallon) American, 50 Liter (13.2 gallon) European, and 1/6 Barrel (5 gallon) Sanke kegs.


·         All metal components are 304 Stainless Steel

Racking Cane Specifics:

·         Over-all length is 29 inches long

·         Draw tube is .5” outer diameter. Accepts any type of .5” inner diameter hose

·         Pass-through compression fitting slides up and down the draw tube, adjusting to fit any size keg height

·         High temperature o-ring sits inside compression fitting – Prevents liquid and gas from passing through fitting

 Tri-Clover Pass-Through Cross Connector:

·         Requires a 2" Tri Clover clamp (sku# 1105 - sold separately) and 2" Tri Clover Flat Half Gasket (sku# 28 - sold separately) for connecting directly to keg

 3 Inch Spray Head:

·         A total of 14 holes, each 1/8” in diameter, arranged as follows:

·         6 holes on top end (called “weep holes”) not only spray the top portion of the keg, but allow you to invert the keg and drain completely

·         8 holes on the bottom end do an amazing job of spraying the sides and bottom of the keg

·         3-1/4” over-all length

·         Drilled end cap slides up and down Adjustable Racking Cane

·         1” over-all width (end cap is widest part)

·         High pressure! Standard inline March pump will make approximately a TEN FOOT diameter spray pattern!

 Full Port Ball Valve:

·         High temperature vinyl covered handle

·         Standard 1/2" NPT Female connection on outlet side allows you to connect 1/2" NPT Male fitting of your choice (sold separately) such as:

·         Hose barb connector for CO2 blow-off

·         Cam Lock connections

·         Quick Disconnect connections

 CO2 Ball Lock Connector:

·         Use a standard “Gas In” Ball Lock (SKU# 0132 or SKU# 0134 – sold separately) to quickly connect and disconnect CO2 source

·         Set CO2 regulator to high PSI to force carbonate keg contents, then reduce pressure to dispense directly from keg


NEW!!! Use the pull-down menu to replace the standard racking cane with one of the following connection type racking canes:

·         .75 inch Tri Clover connection (SKU# 3104)

·         1.5 inch Tri Clover connection (SKU# 2882)

·         2 inch Tri Clover connection (SKU# 3102)

·         1/2" NPT Male connection (SKU# 3093)

·         Liquid Out Ball Lock connection (SKU# 3103)

 YouTube Video: Cross Fermenter Kit
for Sanke Kegs from NorCal Brewing Solutions


 YouTube Video: Oxygen-Free Transfers using
Cross Fermenter Kit from NorCal Brewing Solutions

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