MoreWine!® Barrel Washer

MoreWine!® Barrel Washer

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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

Item # WE492
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 4 LBS
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Darrin L G on Mar 16, 2020
I’m cleaning a 10 gallon barrel
David W on Sep 18, 2019
Darrin L G on Mar 16, 2020
Hope it makes my cellar hand's work a bit easier easier.
Valued C on Nov 18, 2019
I’m cleaning a 10 gallon barrel
David W on Sep 18, 2019
Because I need to clean 59 gallon wine barrels
DANIEL V on Jul 18, 2019
To clean our barrels
John K on Jun 26, 2019
It was in the "You may also need" and I DID!
price was right and heard from other users it works real well for small quantity of barrels
Geoff F on Jan 15, 2019
Because I’m cleaning my. Barrels
Robert A M on Oct 23, 2018
Need it
Jeffrey l. B on Sep 26, 2018
My GW Kent spinning nozzle won’t spin with standard garden hose pressure and doesn’t have the wand
Cooper a on Jul 11, 2018
Very few barrels washers on the market for home winemakers. This fit my needs.
Valued C on Jun 30, 2018
need to clean our barrels
Heather Leah S on Apr 5, 2018
Cleaning old barrels that were inherited
Mike C on Mar 28, 2018
Neede to wash barrels!
Darin V F on Mar 16, 2018
Hope it makes my cellar hand's work a bit easier easier.
Valued C on Nov 18, 2019
Because I need to clean 59 gallon wine barrels
DANIEL V on Jul 18, 2019
How would this work on a 7.5 gal barrel?
Jesus Vanoye on Dec 2, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Depends on bung hole size
We have a few barrels that size, tried 2; it fit 1, a bit too big on the other.

4.3 / 5.0
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Rated 4 out of 5
Barrel washer
Works well but could be better if your water pressure is pretty high. Seems to clean well and loosen debris from the inside.
February 15, 2021
1 month ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good washer at a great price
Works well once you buy the correct fittings to hook it up to you water source. The one thing that could be improved is the width of the foot. It is too narrow for the washer to actually stand up on it.
August 26, 2020
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Barrel Washer
I ordered the barrel washer for home wine making and it works great. It attaches to a standard garden hose fitting. You'll need decent pressure to spin the top, but as long as you have that it does a great job a washing the complete barrel. Shipping was super fast too. I would purchase again.
December 7, 2019
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
solid stainless construction
It's a well made product with nice machined parts and welds. It's a little tall for a 15 gallon barrel, but it still works -- it does fit through the opening and it did a nice job cleaning out the sediment.

In the original washer I received, the head didn't spin. It's not clear why -- there was no obvious problem with it. But MoreWine promptly replaced the problem head and the new one works well. Overall, it's good product and MoreWine has very good service.
November 23, 2018
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This product worked like a gem. Couldn't ask for more.
October 21, 2018
over 2 years ago
Rated 2 out of 5
Average performance
I was looking forward to trying this product, but it hasn’t performed to my expectations. The 3/4 connection is designed to screw on to a garden hose fitting. But I have a pump with a 1” RJT fitting as I wanted to recirculate a cleaning product and hot water not cold water from the mains supply.
Also the triangular frame is not wide enough to stabilise the cleaning arm when using it. It needs a more substantial base. The pressure required to spin the head effectively is quite high too.
The price though reflects what you get but I would pay more for a better designed product.
June 3, 2018
over 2 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Hey so sorry about your experience. Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. We try very hard to create the best experience for our customers and provide quality products. Please give us a call at 1-800-600-0033 or email us at info@moreflavor.com so that we can assist you. We are here to help. Cheers!
May 27, 2020
Malcolm MB
Rated 5 out of 5
Works even on 110l barrel!
Works great! I’m using it on a 110 liter barrel and this cleans the heck out of it.
January 26, 2018
over 3 years ago