Item #: A42
Our Price: $25.99
In Stock, Will Ship On 04/02/2020.


Five Star Chemicals has been producing cleansers for commercial breweries for some time, and has now packaged their cleaning technology into home brewing sized packages. Their approach is twofold; the brewer first uses Powdered Brewery Cleaner to remove deposits from equipment, and then uses Star San, a professional grade soaking sanitizer, to sanitize the cleaned equipment.   Both PBW and Star San are safe for limited contact use with stainless steel, plastic, copper, brass, and ceramics, and are safe for septic systems. 

This four pound jar of PBW will make up to 48 gallons of dilute scrubbing cleanser (should be used in combination with Star San, a non-rinsing Sanitizer).


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by Jim Coleman
on 11/2/2019
from Marion, MS
It just works.
This is one of those products that just works. Easy to mix, easy to use. 
by Peter O
on 2/20/2019
from Fort Lauderdale
Great for Dishwasher!
This stuff is amazing in the dishwasher! Nowadays all the dishwasher products are so heavily scented that it's become unappealing and unappetizing to think what chemical residues they leave behind.  I can't believe how clean PBW gets everything.  Stainless pots and glassware come out sparkling, shiny clean. No scents.  No residue. Perfect!
by Dave
on 10/7/2017
from Jersey
4 lbs is better than 1 lb.
I finally bought this big size tub after having gone through several one pounders.  Within days of receiving it, a guy I'd never met who was giving up home-brewing gave me an old corny keg (for free!). I got it home and looked inside at some nasty fossilized crap.  I'm convinced the beer gods rewarded my purchase.  If you buy a 4 lb. tub of PBW, maybe you'll be as lucky as me.  If not, you'll still have 4 lbs. of PBW at a very good price.
on 12/8/2015
from maryland
Works Great
This product works much much better than Oxi-clean with less foam generated.  The only thing that would better is if it was also a sanitizer as well.
by John K.
on 9/4/2011
from Eugene, Or.
PBW cleaner
Pros: Fast, effective cleaner of almost any type of deposits, especially where it's hard to scrub, such as inside thermos bottles or pipes.  If you can scrub the material, you can make a thinner mix.

Cons: Expensive, and you probably should wear gloves if you put your hands into the solution.
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