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ChemClean - Alkaline Brewery Cleaner

£2.50 Regular price £2.95

This is good general brewery cleaner and can be used as a replacement for PBW.

• A very effective alkaline cleaner
• Effective on Stainless Steel, soft metals, plastics and glass
• Excellent results in hard and soft water
• Can be used hot or cold
• Removes protein soils, stains, carbon and fatty acids

When using in a Fermzilla don't let it soak for longer than 30mins and don't use warm water. 

Chemclean might be sent with a different postal service to our default. Please allow an extra day for it to arrive compared to our express DPD service.

Included in all purchases will be a double sided info sheet including how to use info, safety info and an FAQ.

How to use:

Dilution: 50g per 5 litres of water for manual cleaning. 50g per 20 litres of water for soaking.
Dosage may be increased up to 5% dependent on soil conditions.

Preparation: Before cleaning remove as much loose soil as possible by rinsing off equipment
and vessels.

Manual Cleaning: Scrub all surfaces with the cleaning solution until all surfaces are clean.
Circulation Cleaning: Use 50g per 20 litres of water for fermenters, kegs, tanks, and other
equipment. Circulate for 30 minutes at up to 60°C. Dilution and circulation time may need to
be adjusted dependant on soil load.

Soaking: Ensure all equipment to be cleaned is fully immersed. Soak for 4 hours at up to 60°C
or allow to soak cold overnight. Thoroughly rinse equipment after cleaning. The solution can
be reused during the cleaning process. Do not use on Teflon coated surfaces.



Danger – Contains Sodium Carbonate & Sodium Metasilicate Pentahydrate
Keep out of reach of children. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/ eye protection/face protection.
Precautions – Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation. Do not breathe dust/ fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
If swallowed: Call a Poison Centre/doctor/ /if you feel unwell.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
If on skin (or hair): Take o immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
Disposal of product: Dispose of contents/container to local and national regulations.

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ChemClean - Alkaline Brewery Cleaner

£2.50 Regular price £2.95
Brewing frequently asked questions

How long does it take to brew beer?

The time it takes to brew beer can vary, but on average, the process takes about 4 to 6 weeks. This includes the various stages such as malting, mashing, boiling, fermenting, conditioning, and bottling. However, some beer styles may require longer aging periods for optimal flavor development.

Is home brewing worth it?

Many people find home brewing to be a rewarding and enjoyable hobby, allowing them to create unique and customised beers. It provides a deeper understanding of the brewing process and offers the opportunity to experiment with different ingredients and styles. Additionally, home brewing can be cost-effective in the long run compared to purchasing craft beers. However, it requires time, effort, and a certain level of commitment. Whether it's worth it ultimately depends on one's passion for brewing and the satisfaction derived from the process and the end product.

Is home brewing legal?

Home brewing for personal use is generally legal, and there is no need for a specific license as long as certain conditions are met. Home brewers are allowed to produce beer, wine, and cider for personal consumption. However, there are limits on the amount that can be brewed without a license. As of January 2022, the limits were 100 litres for beer and 100 litres for wine per household.

It's important to stay informed about any updates or changes in the regulations, so it's advisable to check with local authorities or brewing associations for the most current information regarding home brewing laws in the UK. Always ensure that you comply with the relevant regulations and guidelines to enjoy home brewing within the legal framework.

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