Can I do smaller batches than 30 L (8 US Gal) and still expect efficient heating/cooling from the GF30? Kim January 08, 2024 04:24 Updated When heating the contents of the fermenter, this will work with any amount of liquid as it heats from the bottom. Anything below 19 L (5 US Gal) for cooling won’t be as effective. Related articles Can I add fruit/other adjuncts directly to my fermenter? What do I clean the Grainfather brewing and fermenting vessels? How do I stop air getting sucked back into the airlock when I crash cool the Conical Fermenter? Can I use a bottling wand to bottle directly from my GF30 Conical Fermenter? How long can I leave my beer in the fermenter after the SG reading is stable?