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Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles – works on gas AND liquid posts – $10.38 + free prime ship + Hands on Review

Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling With 5/16" Barb,CO2 Coupling To Carbonate Soda Beer Fruit Juice Water

Stainless steel ball lock carbonation cap with barb.  Includes replacement o-ring.

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  • 304 stainless steel will last a lifetime
  • Carbonate,cleaning your beer lines
  • Use it to counter pressure bottle fill PET bottles
  • Easy to install and use,with extra 5 piece of o-ring for replacement
  • Weight:3.5-3.6oz,stainless steel material 100/100,We are committed to offer you high quality product as well as superior service! Please feel free to tell us if any problems, we would try our best to satisfy you. Lifetime technical support.

“The post on this unique carbonation cap has been machined ,so it fit BOTH the liquid and gas ball lock disconnects.”

 

Applications:

  • PET Bottles as Growlers: These are generally intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your favorite homebrew.  Put one of these on (purge the headspace by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  This should help to reduce oxygen pickup and maintain carbonation levels.
  • Fine tune or rapidly carbonate beer: You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just set your regulator to the proper pressure and shake or agitate the PET bottle to help introduce CO2.  Or hook it up to CO2 and let it sit in you kegerator.
  • Draft Line Cleaning Projects:  I have developed two draft line cleaning projects using similar SS Caps – Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump Conversion

One of the questions that arises on these type of carb caps, is… does it work with both liquid and gas posts?  Some models are universal fit and some work only with gas posts.  For draft line cleaning projects to work well, at least in my opinion, the carb cap that’s used needs to be universal.  I’m happy to report that the one I received did indeed work with both liquid and ball lock posts.  Check the product description for current specs.

Check out my Hands on Review of this great carb cap.

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Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling With 5/16″ Barb,CO2 Coupling To Carbonate Soda Beer Fruit Juice Water


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boxtech Submersible Water Pump – 260 GPH – $13.99 + Draft Line Cleaning Builds

boxtech 264-1057 GPH Submersible Water Pump, Super Quiet Small Fountain Pump for Pond Aquariums Hydroponics Fish Tank Garden Fountain Waterfall

boxtech 264-1057 GPH Submersible Water Pump, Super Quiet Small Fountain Pump

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  • 🐟【Powerful Speed Flow】Max Flow Rate:660 GPH per hour, Max Lift height: up to 8 Feet.45W high efficiency motor for energy saving,and low water level design.
  • 🐟【Ultra Quiet & Safe】Made of high-grade material, which is non-toxic, safe.This submersible water pump is a multi-functional, multi-purpose water pump with low power consumption, low noise, balanced speed, reliable operation, long service life.
  • 🐟【100% submersible】A multi-functional Submersible pump=Add water+Change water+Circulating water+Sucking fish manure. Large flower basket design at the bottom of the pump help keep it in place, 360 degree surrounded by water, more hydraulic, 100% submersible.
  • 🐟【3 Water Outlets】Equipped with 3 water outlets, can be matched with suitable water pipes according to specific needs. threaded fittings make it more stable.This submersible pump is ideal for fresh-water, salt-water, can be applied in aquarium, fountains, hydroponic and pond.

 

I use a similar pump (different manufacturer, features and specifications) for a recirculating draft line cleaning setup.  Note that fittings sizes are different on this pump vs the one I use in that build.  Adjust accordingly  Another possible homebrewing application would be to set this up for use a part of a recirculating wort chiller setup.

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boxtech 264-1057 GPH Submersible Water Pump, Super Quiet Small Fountain Pump for Pond Aquariums Hydroponics Fish Tank Garden Fountain Waterfall – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

1/2″ Stainless Steel CIP Spray Ball – $12.99 + free prime ship & Mark Keg & Carboy Washer Mod

Stainless Steel Fixed Tank Spray Ball NPT 1/2" Female connection 360 degree CIP Cleaning Ball (1/2")

Stainless Steel Fixed Tank Spray Ball NPT 1/2″ Female connection 360 degree CIP Cleaning Ball (1/2″)


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Material: Stainless 304
  • Working Pressure:1-3 Bar ; Recommended Pressure: 2.5 Bar
  • Connection Size: 1/2″ NPT Female Thread; Ball Diameter: 40mm
  • Outside Surface Finish: Mirror Polishing
  • Spray Radius: 0.8-1m

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.

Other possible homebrew applications: A CIP ball could be as part of a recirculating or sparging setup or as part of a keg or carboy cleaning setup.  I use this rotary spray ball with my Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner.  See: Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer Mod – SS CIP Spray Ball. Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “homebrew” and “brew”

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Stainless Steel Fixed Tank Spray Ball NPT 1/2″ Female connection 360 degree CIP Cleaning Ball (1/2″)note that multiple versions or sizes of this fitting may be available, as such a different product may appear at this link


Also: Stainless Steel CIP Spray Balls for Sparging and Cleaning

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10″ Double End Faucet Cleaning Brush by Krome Dispense – $5.95 + free shipping

Krome 10" Double End Faucet Cleaning Brush - C237x1

Krome 10″ Double End Faucet Cleaning Brush – C237x1 by Krome Dispense

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  • 3/4″ diameter on one end & 1/2″ diameter on other
  • made up of Stainless Steel
  • Nylon Double Brush
  • Suitable for Drink Straw, Airbrushes, Spray Gun, Tattoo Device, Small Nozzles,Tubes, Straws, Canning Jars
  • Cleans tough stucked grime in your beer faucets

 

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Krome 10″ Double End Faucet Cleaning Brush – C237x1 – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Oxiclean Versatile FREE, 3 LBs – homebrew cleaner alternative – $6.83 + free prime ship

OxiClean Versatile Stain Remover Free, 3 lbs.

Oxiclean Versatile Free is a percarbonate based cleanser.  The Free version is  free of perfumes, dyes and chlorine.

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  • One 3 lb box of OxiClean Versatile Stain Remover Free
  • Oxygen-based, water-activated formula gets out tough dirt, persistent spots and set-in stains
  • Works with regular detergent to get clothes extra clean and works on carpets, upholstery and nearly any surface in your home
  • Free of any irritating dyes and perfumes
  • Chlorine-free and color safe formula

 

Some homebrewers (including myself) use this as a budget replacement for PBW.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

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OxiClean Versatile Stain Remover Free, 3 lbs. – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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FastFerment 24 Bottle Drying Rack – $11, best price + free prime ship

FastFerment frb1 FRBB-24 Bottle Drying Rack, FastRack24, White

FastFerment frb1 FRBB-24 Bottle Drying Rack FastRack24, White

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  • DRAIN & DRY: Finally a bottle drying tree alternative! The FastRack bottle drying rack is perfect for up to 24 standard beer bottles, 12 Bomber/Belgian bottles or 12 Wine bottles fitting perfectly with the FastRack24 bottle drying tray
  • DISHWASHER FRIENDLY: The FastRack bottle drying rack is safe to go into your dishwasher after usage. Unlike other bottle drying tree systems, we easily come apart and fit into a dishwasher without any hassle
  • RACK & STACK: Several full FastRack bottle drying racks can be stacked on top of each other up to 5 high for convenient storage inside the FastRack bottle tray. The more you stack, the more secure it gets! Try doing THAT with a typical bottle drying tree!
  • COLLECT AND STORE: Keep your bottle empties organized, stored safely and out of your way ready for the next batch from your home-brew kit
  • TRUST OUR FERMENTATION ACCESSORIES: Many of our FastFerment Conical Fermenter products are designed to work with eachother. Trust FastFerment with all your home-brew kit needs

 

Note from HBF: Does not include pictured bottles

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30 Pack Beer! Faucet Plug Caps/Brushes… $15.49, 52 Cents Each + free prime ship

Beer Plugs Tap Brush,30 Pack Beer Faucet Tap Cleaning Plug Hygiene Brush For Draft Beer Faucet Cap (Blue)

Beer Plugs Tap Brush,30 Pack Beer Faucet Tap Cleaning Plug Hygiene Brush For Draft Beer Faucet Cap (Blue)

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  • The wire can not be pulled out of the handle because of our Advanced welding process of the handle and wire.
  • Convenient Cleaning- Our brush is great to keep your beer faucet clean and germ-free,!It fits with different kinds of beer tap sizes,helps to make cleaning tap become effortless and easy.
  • High Quality – Featuring a new strengthening technology,the bristles of beer brushes are tightly entwined in twisted wire.
  • Easy to Use – Simply insert the plug into your beer tap opening to keep your beer from dust and other contaminates.

 

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Beer Plugs Tap Brush,30 Pack Beer Faucet Tap Cleaning Plug Hygiene Brush For Draft Beer Faucet Cap (Blue) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles – $10.45 + free prime ship & Draft Line Cleaner Builds

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap - Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16" Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap – Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16″ Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles by Luckeg


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Heavy Duty Stainless Steel for Carbonation Cap, Perfect Polishing Surface,with two free Food Grade Silicone Seal Rings;
  • Unique Machined the Carbonation Cap, can fit Both Black Liquid Ball Lock Disconnect and Grey Gas Ball Lock Disconnect;
  • The Carbonation Cap can fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles, easy to Counter Pressure Bottle Fill PET Bottles;
  • The Carbonation Cap can Carbonate Various Beverages, including Soda, Beer, Juice, Water or Clean Beer Line;

Potential Uses:

  • PET Bottles as Growlers: These are generally intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your favorite homebrew.  Put one of these on (purge the headspace by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  This should help to reduce oxygen pickup and maintain carbonation levels.
  • Fine tune or rapidly carbonate beer: You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just set your regulator to the proper pressure and shake or agitate the PET bottle to help introduce CO2.  Or hook it up to CO2 and let it sit in you kegerator.
  • Draft Line Cleaning Projects:  I have developed two draft line cleaning projects using similar SS Caps – Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump Conversion – make sure your chose SS carb cap works with liquid ball lock QDs

1/12/21 11 AM Central: This is selling for just $10.45. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap – Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16″ Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles


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MoreWine Barrel Washer – $169.99, Save $30 + free shipping, limited availability

MoreWine!® Barrel Washer WE492

MoreWine!® Barrel Washer from MoreBeer

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Our new barrel washer is a back saver. We’ve done the He-Man thing and lifted barrels all over the place. As a result we’ve also been laid up in bed with a screaming lower back.

Designed to be used with standard hose pressure. Not intended for use with pressure washers.

After using designs that require you to lift barrels onto them we knew there had to be a better way. We designed our own simple washer that is inexpensive and flexible. This is one of the benefits of having a test winery and a fabrication shop!

With this design you can wash barrels via two methods.

Method 1: Wash barrels while they are on the rack. Spin them when they are empty and insert this wand through the bung hole.
Method 2: If you move barrels not on racks, roll the barrel till the bung hole is parallel to the ground and insert the spray wand. Continue to rotate the barrel, with wand inside, till you cannot go any further. The bung hole will now be pointed almost directly down. To keep the barrel from rolling place a chalk block (any block will work) on the other side to keep the barrel in place. The photo shows the angle the washer would be at if used in method 2. Because the bung hole in the barrel is not facing directly down all you need to do when you pull the washer out is to rotate the barrel down for 2 seconds and the small remaining amount of water(less than a pint) will drain out. This is a great method to avoid lifting barrels and to be able to clean them by yourself.

Product Features:
Stainless Steel
3/4″ MPT(male pipe thread) inlet. In order to connect to your garden hose you will need an adapater from 3/4″ MPT to brass hose.
Spinning spray head included


 

Limited Availability Wine Deal of the Week:  As of this posting, this is marked down to $169.99 as a MoreWine Deal of the Week.  Shipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US with most $59 Orders.  Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Week section – Here – to see if this is still available.

Note that you can redeem this on either MoreBeer or MoreWine.  Use coupon code WINEDEAL to get this discount.

MoreWine!® Barrel Washer WE492

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TWO x Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles by Luckeg – $18.99 – $9.50 each + Free Prime Ship & Draft Line Cleaner Builds

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap 2 PCS - Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16" Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap 2 PCS – Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16″ Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles by Luckeg


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Heavy Duty Stainless Steel for Carbonation Cap (2 PCS), Perfect Polishing Surface,with two four Food Grade Silicone Seal Rings;
  • Unique Machined the Carbonation Cap, can fit Both Black Liquid Ball Lock Disconnect and Grey Gas Ball Lock Disconnect;
  • The Carbonation Cap can fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles, easy to Counter Pressure Bottle Fill PET Bottles;
  • The Carbonation Cap can Carbonate Various Beverages, including Soda, Beer, Juice, Water or Clean Beer Line;

Potential Uses:

  • PET Bottles as Growlers: These are generally intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your favorite homebrew.  Put one of these on (purge the headspace by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  This should help to reduce oxygen pickup and maintain carbonation levels.
  • Fine tune or rapidly carbonate beer: You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just set your regulator to the proper pressure and shake or agitate the PET bottle to help introduce CO2.  Or hook it up to CO2 and let it sit in you kegerator.
  • Draft Line Cleaning Projects:  I have developed two draft line cleaning projects using similar SS Caps – Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump Conversion – make sure your chose SS carb cap works with liquid ball lock QDs

1/9/21 12 AM Central: These are selling for just $18.99.  That figures to about $9.50 each. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

PET Bottles Beer Carbonation Cap 2 PCS – Counter Pressure Bottle Filling with 5/16″ Barb, Carbonation Beer Soda Water Brewed Beer, Fits Most Soft Drink PET Bottles – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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