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Beer Line Cleaning Kit – $18.36 + Three Great Keg Deals

Beer Line Cleaning Kit from Keg Connection

About, from Keg Connection:

  • Detailed, illustrated , easy to use instructions included!
  • Featuring 8 oz. bag of “Brew Clean” – a safe, and easy powered form cleaner, Made in the USA!
  • Assembled in the USA from Domestic and foreign components.
  • Metal Faucet Wrench, Made in the USA!
  • Bottle is marked in both ounces and ML and is Made in the USA.
  • Ball Lifter for holding check valve ball on beer coupler (also called tap) open so liquid can pass through beer coupler (no need to remove like some cleaning kits!)
  • Plastic connection for connecting the cleaning line directly to the tower or standard shank
  • High quality faucet brush is included.
  • Info on assistance is included in instructions should you need help with this product.  We don’t think you will after you see the Instructions!

As of this posting, this is marked down to $18.36 to.  Check Keg Connection for current price and availability.

Stacks With: As of this posting, shipping is free to most US addresses when you place a $100 order.

Beer Line Cleaning Kit

Four Great Keg Deals at Keg Connection:

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290 Gallon Per Hour Submersible Pump – $19.95 + Draft Line Cleaning Build

EcoPlus 728305 Eco 264 Submersible Pump, 290GPH

Eco 264 Submersible Pump by EcoPlus.  290 gallons per hour.  28 watt motor.  Includes multiple fittings… 75″ Barbed x .75″ Threaded, two-.5″ Barbed x .75″ Threaded and Nozzle x 3.4″ Threaded.  You can use this both inline and submersible.  Pre-wired 69 inch cord.

I use this pump in myimg_cln_img_0593-225x300 Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Build.  You could also use this to put together a recirculating wort chiller.

3/3/18 2 AM Central: This is selling for $19.95. That’s just $1.56 shy of the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.  Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

EcoPlus 728305 Eco 264 Submersible Pump, 290GPH

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Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer Mod – SS CIP Spray Ball


I’m a big fan of the Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer.  I use mine for lots of things including… kegs, carboys, Speidel Fermenters, buckets, tubing, draft lines [See: Mark II Keg & Carboy Cleaner… As a Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump] and more.  [See: Hands on Review: Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer] for a comprehensive look at this great homebrewing tool.

A while back I became aware of this Stainless CIP Spray Ball via a Reader Tip.  Thanks to HBF Reader Sam for the original heads up on these and HBF Reader Chris for the idea to use in conjunction with the Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner ! [8 Ways to Connect with HBF].

CIP (Clean in Place) Spray Balls are generally used for vessels that are too large to move.  Since they’re too large to move you… clean them in place.  If you have a larger setup, you could incorporate these into your system or routine to help clean your vessels more easily.

Seller QM Stainless on Amazon offers a variety of spray balls including stationary and rotary.

I gave this a try on my Keg and Carboy Washer and I was really pleased with the results.

cln_img_2959This is a heavy well made CIP spray ball assemblycln_img_2962A look at the lower portion  It reads 1/2″ and SS304cln_img_2965A look at the openings on the spray head.  Note that the top portion rotates using liquid pressure.cln_img_2967This threads nicely onto the top of the PVC tube on the Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer.  Replacing the end cap that contains one spray hole.  In the background, My ITC-308 Temp Controller.cln_img_2969This fitting makes the total height a little higher compared to the standard tip.  Note that, depending on the size opening of your carboy, this may not fit.  Look back for an update to this post that has more dimension information so you can determine if this will work with vessel’s with smaller openings.  Here’s MoreBeer’s 6 gallon PET Carboy on the cleaner.  You can see there’s still plenty of clearance.

cln_img_2973A picture of the spray ball in action

A video of the spray action

NEW 0.5 Inch Stainless Rotary Spray Ball Female CIP Tank Cleaning Ball by QM Stainless

I purchased my Keg and Carboy Washer at More Beer.  As of this writing, it’s selling for $99.99 Shipped.

Mark’s Keg & Carboy Washer can be found at…


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Stock up on PBW and Save – Bulk 50 lb PBW – $194.99, $3.90/lb + free shipping

50 lbs of PBW.  PBW is my cleaner of choice!

3/14/18 2 PM Central: This is selling for 194.99. That’s just 9 cents shy of the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. For some pricing clarity:  17 PBW options from various vendorsI recently compared .  This offering currently figures to $3.90 per lb, making is cheaper than the estimates I had for 17 different options in that post.  I’ll venture a guess that this is a bigger outlay than most people usually spend on PBW.  The good news is… if you’re a homebrewer that uses PBW, you’re going to use this much anyway.  This should set you up for quite a while and at an outstanding price.  Shipping to most US addresses also is free. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

PBW by Five Star- 50 lbs

Also in 4 lb Size: Five Star PBW Cleaner (Powdered Brewery Wash), 4-Pound Jar

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17″ Flexible Scrub Brush [Growlers, Glasses & More] – $6.69

Flexible, soft, lightweight and reusable brush.  44 cm length (about 17.3″).

Use to clean glasses, growlers, wine decanters and more.

3/4/18 11:30 AM Central: This is selling for $6.69. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

KUWAN Multi-function Household Cleaning Tools Flexible Bottle Scourer Bottle Cleaning Brush For Cleaning Of Wine Decanters, Goblets, Glasses, Cups

Also ConsiderScrub Growler Brush by True

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50 lb PBW – $179.99, Save $50 via MoreBeer

Cleaner - PBW 50 lbs

PBW (Powdered Brewery Wash) buffered alkaline brewery cleaner. My cleaner of choice!

As of this posting, MoreBeer has marked their 50 lb offering down $50 to $179.99.  Shipping is a calculated fee.  Check product listing for up to the minute price and availability.

Cleaner – PBW (50 lbs) CL25C

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Ball Lock Keg QD Jumper Post – Clean Draft Lines – $5.99


via Brew Hardware.  This custom fitting is designed to allow you to connect two ball lock QDs together for the purpose of cleaning your draft lines more quickly and easily.

About this fitting

from Brew Hardware: ”

Maybe this is a strange idea but that’s how we roll. This custom made fitting allows you to connect a liquid ball lock coupler/disconnect to both sides. It’s made so that the poppet is depressed to get full flow through both lines. Why?
If you’ve got a multiple faucet kegerator, you’re probably used to cleaning your lines one tap at a time. There are a lot of different ways to run cleaner through the lines whether it be pumping, or maybe even dispensing BLC or other cleaners through by pressurizing a spare keg. The BEST way to clean lines is to use a pump because cleaner in motion works better than static. Here’s how we do it. We use a chugger pump fed from a spare pot or cooler and the output of the pump goes into the first faucet (simply clamp the hose on to the nozzle). The serving line goes to this ball lock jumper fitting, then into the serving line of the next faucet. On the outside of this faucet you can either run it back into your cleaner reservoir or continue to daisy chain to as many faucets as you have. Please note that if you have the faucet style where the piston sticks out of the front of the faucet, you can’t do this because it will leak at that spot.

The beauty of this method is that you don’t have to take your disconnects off the lines or take them apart for cleaning. The cleaner goes through everything. You can also use it with only one QD attached which would then just hold the poppet open for you.

This item is JUST the doubled ended jumper post fitting with two included ORINGS as seen in the picture (may be red or black). We only show the ball lock QD in the second picture to show applicaton at a glance.”


HBF Reader [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] Josh Says: “I use two of these, along with my Mark II Keg Washer, and silicone tubing between my Perlick faucets, to make a loop through all three of my taps in order to recirculate BLC for a good 30 – 60 minutes. Works great!”

Availability of these is touch and go.  As of this posting, they’re in stock and marked down to $5.99  Shipping is a Flat $7.99 with a $150 order or free with a $299 order.  Check product page for current availability.


Draft Line Cleaning Pumps: Mark II Keg & Carboy Cleaner… As a Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Building A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump

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