PBW - Powdered Brewery Wash
PBW cleaner is an environmentally friendly alkaline cleaner. Powdered Brewery Wash is safe for use on metals, rubber gaskets, tubing, plastic parts and your skin. PBW cleaner helps dislodge and remove tough, caked on fermentation debris and sediment before sanitizing kegs, fermenters, beer bottles & more. It also helps clean equipment and crevices that you can’t reach with a brush, sponge or your hands. Cleansing and sanitizing are two different processes - learn more on our blog: “How to clean home brew equipment.” Powdered Brewery Wash is trusted by most commercial breweries to keep their equipment clean, so you know it’s good for your equipment too.
Check out our blog post - How to clean home brew kit equipment - for more information & tips on sanitation!
How to use:
1. Rinse your carboy, bucket, bottles, etc. to remove as much debris as possible.
2. Dissolve 3/4 oz of PBW cleaner per gallon of 100-160 °F water.
3. Soak equipment in hot solution for 25-35 minutes. OR soak equipment in cold or room temperature water over night.
5. Now, equipment is ready for sanitizing with your preferred sanitizing solution (like Star San).