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Cleaning & Sanitizing

Cleaning and Sanitizing is an absolutely essential part of any home brewing. Proper cleaning and sanitizing of equipment can make the difference between a good batch of fermented wine, beer, or wash and a bad one. Luckily there are a number of products, supplies, and resources to help you do this and keep your equipment clean and your drinks enjoyable!


Cleaning means removing all the grit, stains, and other physical debris that you can see on a piece of equipment. Cleaning products like chlorine based Diversol can be dissolved in water (50 grams Diversol to 4L water) and applied to products to loosen grit and remove stains. Bottle and Carboy brushes and washers are also important tools to have that can make cleaning easier and more thorough.


Sanitizing means removing as much bacteria as possible from your equipment. Products like Sodium Metabisulphite, Citric Acid (for stainless steel), Aseptox, and Star San can be used for sanitizing. No Rinse sanitizers like Aseptox and Star San are both the easiest to use as they kill bacteria quickly on contact, are odourless, and have a foaming action that helps sanitize cracks and scratches in material. Sodium Metabisulphite is a low-cost alternative that must be rinsed off after use. Citric Acid is a natural sanitizer that is great for maintaining the finish of stainless steel and oak barrels. 


To learn more about cleaning and sanitizing your equipment, and a detailed comparison of products see our blog! 

  • CLEANERS - Aseptox 50g
    $1.75

    Aseptox 50g

    50g and 250g of Aseptox available. Stain Remover and Cleaner Rinse after use

    $1.75
  • ADDITIVES - Potassium Metabisulphite 50g
    $1.99

    Potassium Metabisulphite 50g

    50g and 250g of Potassium Metabisulphite available. Prevents wild yeasts and bacteria growth.

    $1.99
  • STERILIZERS - Sodium Metibisulfite 50g
    $1.25

    Sodium Metibisulfite 50g

    50g and 250g of Sodium Metibisulfite available. Prevents wild yeasts and bacteria growth. Made to sanitize all your equipment (glass and plastic) ...

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    $1.25
  • CLEANING - L-Shaped Carboy Brush 55cm
    $6.99

    L-Shaped Carboy Brush 55cm

    Various size and purposes Carboy Brushes. Can be used to clean regular wine bottles, large bottles, glass vessels such as demijohns and carboys. La...

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    $6.99
  • CLEANERS - Diversol 50g
    $1.49

    Diversol 50g

    50g and 250g of Diversol available. Diversol also known as Sparklebrite, B-Brite Do not reuse. Unlike sodium metabisulfite, Diversol is a one use ...

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    $1.49
  • CLEANING EQUIPMENT - Vinator (Sulphiter) Bottle Washer
    $19.50

    Vinator (Sulphiter) Bottle Washer

    Cleans by pressing down and the solution squirts up, coating the bottle with solution. Bottle size range can be 375ml - 1 Liter. Can be used on bot...

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    $19.50
  • CLEANERS - Aseptox 250g
    $6.99

    Aseptox 250g

    ASEPTOX 250G - EA

    $6.99
  • Equipment - Stainless Steel Bottle Washer
    $23.99

    Stainless Steel Bottle Washer

    Specially designed for cleaning carboys and bottles. Stainless steel construction. Easily attaches to almost any faucet. An adapter may be require...

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    $23.99
  • CLEANERS - Diversol 250g
    $6.99

    Diversol 250g

    DIVERSOL 250G - EA

    $6.99
  • CLEANING EQUIPMENT - Red Bottle Brush
    $4.99

    Red Bottle Brush

    RED ITALIAN BOTTLE BRUSH

    $4.99
  • CLEANING EQUIPMENT - Monster Cleaner Bottle Washer
    $19.99

    Monster Cleaner Bottle Washer

    MONSTER CLEANER - EA

    $19.99
  • STERILIZERS - Sodium Metabisulfite 250g
    $4.99

    Sodium Metabisulfite 250g

    Used for sanitize your equipment before adding or touching the wine, juice or fermentation mix.  Comes in powder form and you suggested mix is 50g ...

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    $4.99
  • $8.99

    Large Carboy Brush with Handle 60cm

    LARGE CARBOY BRUSH HANDLE 60CM

    $8.99