Star San Sanitizer

Star San Sanitizer

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This is a must have for any home brewer! No rinse, no worries, no contaminations!
Star San is an acid based sanitizer that is quick, odorless, tasteless, and safe for most materials except softer metals. As a high foamer, it’s foaming action ensures coverage and contact time in larger vessels and better penetration into nooks and crannys. Any foam that is left over in your carboy or keg will not harm your beer or you. If you plan on making some up for spray application, it is best to use distilled or RO water to maximize the life of the unused portion (minerals in tap water reduce the shelf life of Star San once in solution). If a lower foaming alternative is preferred, for bottling or multiple batches, check out Saniclean.
  • Use 1 oz per 5 gallons of water 
  • Contact time of 1 minute 
  • Completely safe and non-toxic
  • Will not impart any flavors or odors
Shipping Restricted: This product is only eligible for ground shipment within the contiguous 48 states.
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it's the sanitizer i use.
Kristi C on Jul 29, 2021
sounds practical
eric j p on Jul 19, 2021
it's the sanitizer i use.
Kristi C on Jul 29, 2021
Keeping everything clean is good for everybody...
Richard C on Jul 20, 2021
sounds practical
eric j p on Jul 19, 2021
Good Stuff
Looks like a effective cleaner/sanitizer
Harold T on Jul 14, 2021
brewery almost out
kevin c on Jul 13, 2021
Love Star San, great stuff, never ever had an infection using it
Carl W on Jul 13, 2021
I've used it a lot
Michael B on Jul 12, 2021
Robert V on Jul 6, 2021
Used for years
Douglas C W on Jul 6, 2021
Easy to use and I trust it.
Chris Dornbach on Jul 2, 2021
chip w on Jun 25, 2021
I can't find the bottles I already have
Raymond R. R on Jun 25, 2021
nick w on Jun 24, 2021
The classic
Ben A on Jun 23, 2021
clean clean clean
Clint O on Jun 22, 2021
The best option to sanitize
Raymundo H on Jun 21, 2021
Works great
Daivd R on Jun 19, 2021
Because cleaning and sanitizing is 90% of brewing.
Tom K on Jun 17, 2021
Have used before. Works great
jeffrey b on Jun 15, 2021
Claude C on Jun 14, 2021
essential brew stuff
Paul W on Jun 9, 2021
easy to use sanitizer
Aaron C on Jun 8, 2021
It was recommended to me
Leah N on Jun 5, 2021
I've used it before and it works very well
James R on Jun 4, 2021
Easy no-rinse quick sanitization to get back into it faster and reliably
Lacey Y on Jun 3, 2021
It a staple in my winemaking, just running out.
David B on May 28, 2021
great product
Martin L on May 28, 2021
For sanitizing.
Joseph C on May 26, 2021
Best price on Star San
Will G on May 26, 2021
Star San works great
Shawn D on May 21, 2021
Reviews said it cleans
Sean M on May 20, 2021
Great product and easy to use.
Mark C on May 20, 2021
Works great
Robert A on May 18, 2021
Used before and found it good
Johnlee F on May 18, 2021
I like this sanitizer
Mark M on May 18, 2021
almost out
Ryan S on May 18, 2021
Best mead sanitizer available
Eric A. on May 17, 2021
The best sanitizer on the market.
James L on May 17, 2021
A group who makes mead tell me this is all important.
Brandt B on May 15, 2021
Kyle N on May 15, 2021
cause it works
jeff e on May 13, 2021
Never had a contamination issue in 12 years of home brewing.using Star San
Valued C on May 7, 2021
It was recommended as a more natural product
Gary S on May 6, 2021
i am out of sanitizer.
william on May 4, 2021
Great customer service!
Levon P on May 1, 2021
According to everyone, it's is a very standard and reliable sanitizer
Cliff J on Apr 30, 2021
To clean up my carboy.
David Antonio Curiel C on Apr 29, 2021
Everybody uses it
Christophe C on Apr 29, 2021
recommended by friend
Nick H on Apr 29, 2021
Keeping everything clean is good for everybody...
Richard C on Jul 20, 2021
Good Stuff
Is it ok to use on stainless equipment?
john breithaupt on Mar 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Absolutely! That's what it's made for. You can sanitize stainless or plastic brewing equipment and its no rinse. Just make sure you dilute it correctly as per the instructions on the bottle. It does foam quite a bit so if you want the no for version use the five star SaniClean.
Is StarSan safe to touch with your hands while submerging your equipment? And with it being highly acidic does it speed up breakdown of plastic/rubber equipment (Swing top bottle gaskets etc.)?? Thanks.
Jeremy on Jul 19, 2020
BEST ANSWER: In terms of hand and skin health it is best to limit exposure of StarSan on your bareskin even when diluted. There should be no major problems with dunking your hands in the sanitizer or using scrub pads with starsan while barehanded. That said, in my personal experience, with continual daily exposure your skin can become very dry and cracked. Nothing a very robust hand lotion can't treat after a long day or weekend of brewing and cleaning.
What is the shelf life for this product? I bought a 16oz size about 6 years ago and after about 60 brews with it I'm only halfway through the bottle. It seems to still work same as it did on day-one, just wondering.
Robert Nissen on Jul 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It should last years. It is an acid based sanitizer. Long shelf life.

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Rated 5 out of 5
My “go to”
Always reliable. My order was prompt, accurate and well packaged. I can always rely on More Beer.
July 25, 2021
2 weeks ago
Rated 5 out of 5
A perfect product to clean all the material used in the brewing!
July 1, 2021
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
fast acting
Works Great, Fast Acting Cleaner
June 27, 2021
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Go to sanitizer
This is my go to sanitizer
May 19, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
The best
Only the best will do!
May 11, 2021
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great stuff
Great stuff - works very well - highly recommend
April 9, 2021
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great, never had an infection
17 years of brewing, multiple awards and never had an infection or off flavor due to infection with using this product.
March 31, 2021
4 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good but foams of agitated
Works great as sanitizer. Just note if you shake say in a keg when sanitizing, it will get foaming. Then you need to add time to air draw. If not agitated it holds well with warm to cold water.
February 28, 2021
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Star san
What can I say, I've used this product for the last 20 years to sanitize my brewing equipment....
February 19, 2021
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great stuff works really good
February 7, 2021
7 months ago