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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Great sanitizer. My favourite
Igor S on Apr 19, 2019
I'm out, and it works great
Scott B on Apr 11, 2019
Great sanitizer. My favourite
Igor S on Apr 19, 2019
hattie b on Apr 11, 2019
I'm out, and it works great
Scott B on Apr 11, 2019
i'm low
stanley m on Apr 8, 2019
Star San is a must for all brewers proper sanitization is one of the key practices in making quality beer
robert l on Apr 5, 2019
I am out
Derek S on Apr 2, 2019
To make beer
John O on Apr 2, 2019
great product
Robert G on Mar 30, 2019
I've always used to sanitize
mark m on Mar 25, 2019
To Sanitize my brewing equipment
Jill T on Mar 22, 2019
It's a classic sanitizer that works great.
Jaclyn R on Mar 14, 2019
It was a good price and I use this a lot
James W on Mar 12, 2019
Cleanliness 1st. Star San gets it done.
Monte B on Mar 11, 2019
Need to sanitize
Jeremy D on Mar 8, 2019
Easy effective product.
Nathan N. on Mar 8, 2019
i need some
Michael P on Mar 1, 2019
Never have enough
Joshua G on Feb 25, 2019
Painless way to sanitize
Kevin B on Feb 13, 2019
running low
Timothy P on Feb 12, 2019
Stuff is great
Todd Hilsmeier on Feb 11, 2019
Tried and true
Karl Knudsen on Feb 9, 2019
Dean N on Feb 9, 2019
Excellent sanitizer. Great value at 32 oz
Rob Smith on Feb 7, 2019
Good price and was good product.
Roy A on Feb 6, 2019
In my opinion. This is the best sanitizer.
Thomas R on Feb 4, 2019
Shes a very dirty girl :-),
Jeffrey P on Feb 4, 2019
Joseph Guglielmucci on Jan 31, 2019
To clean and sanitize
Jennifer W on Jan 28, 2019
todd p on Jan 26, 2019
great sanitizer
Gary R H on Jan 25, 2019
ran out
Robert C on Jan 24, 2019
sanitize equipment
anthony dotta on Jan 24, 2019
I trust this sanitizer brand
Kay Williams P on Jan 21, 2019
used this product for several years now.
Tony T on Jan 10, 2019
It works!
F E on Jan 7, 2019
Best sanitizer on the market
Gregory a m on Jan 7, 2019
why would not use StarSan????
Michael P on Jan 6, 2019
It works
Joseph A on Jan 4, 2019
It was recommended on all the home brewing websites
Anne C F on Jan 3, 2019
Hands down the best sanitizer I've used. Mixed right 1 minute contact time and your good to go.
Joseph H on Jan 1, 2019
liked the way it worked
chad case on Dec 27, 2018
Seth M R on Dec 27, 2018
Overwhelming positive reviews from amateurs and professionsals alike.
Rick C on Dec 21, 2018
Alexa L on Dec 21, 2018
Running loe
marie h on Dec 20, 2018
To go with the draft system Christmas gift.
Carl Stevens on Dec 13, 2018
Need it
John S on Dec 12, 2018
Have used it before and it is very good
Andrew J. on Dec 8, 2018
regular use
Kevin Conroy on Dec 3, 2018
best product out there
James S on Dec 3, 2018
hattie b on Apr 11, 2019
i'm low
stanley m on Apr 8, 2019
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.
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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easy to use clear instructions
I like having only one step to sanitize the wine making equipment It saves a lot of time and lessens the chance of making a mistake by missing one of the steps of the usual 3 step sanitizer.
April 16, 2019
7 months ago
Star San
Great product and available in a much larger size than my local home brew store has available.
April 9, 2019
3 weeks ago
It’s all I use best in my opinion
April 5, 2019
4 weeks ago
Star San rocks
I have never had any problems with items being unsanitary with using this product.
March 6, 2019
2 months ago
Been using it since I started brewing several years back. I don’t brew without it works great for a no rinse sanitizer.
Sanitation of my starter equipment
Sanitation of my starter equipment
February 14, 2019
2 months ago
Easy to use, great sanitizer. Great price.
February 8, 2019
2 months ago
I love Star San my favorite. Even splashed some in my eye. But, no worries. Still my favorite
I have always used Star San since I started brewing a few years back.
January 31, 2019
6 months ago
Star San
Great product. Worked as expected. Will buy again.
January 27, 2019
3 months ago
The Best!
Why would you use anything else??? The best sanitizer
January 20, 2019
3 months ago
Keep a spare on-hand
Between this and Saniclean (low-foam) I have all my sanitizing covered.
January 12, 2019
3 months ago