Beer Line Cleaning

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Your questions on Beer Line Cleaning answered by industry experts.

Q We have a 30BBL bright tank that is positioned in a corner. What’s a good brush to use for reaching hard to get places?

A Why not try a doodlebug? It’s an omnidirectional brush and it works great! If you have mold problems, we've found that an ozone generator works really well, too (though don't ... Read On

Q Should I keep my bright tank completely sealed and do a water wash, acid wash and peracetic acid wash in-between refills? I plan on doing a complete breakdown after 5-10 refills, just FYI.

A This is a completely reasonable plan. It's good for both the beer and for your bottom line, not to mention the environment, too! Read On

Q There are crystalline sediment deposits on the line to the bright tank. Where do they come from and how do stop the deposits from forming?

A This sediment is known as "beer stone", and occurs naturally over time. The issue with "beer stone" is that it often builds-up so much that it actually sours the beer. ... Read On

Q What should I know about purchasing a bright tank? I want to make sure I'm covering all of my bases so that I don't miss anything critical!

A First and foremost, you want to make sure you have all of the specs particular to both you and your brewery's specific needs. Next, you'll want to consider the following: ... Read On