To ensure your homebrew equipment runs as effectively and efficiently as possible, you need to maintain it properly. Failure to maintain it could result in brewing low-quality or poor beverages and replacing your equipment.
Here are some valuable tips to help you maintain your brewing equipment:
- Clean regularly using the right product- you need to clean your equipment regularly. When cleaning, ensure you use the right cleaning products. Brewing equipment is sensitive, and you need to be careful when using regular cleaning products. Also, when cleaning, avoid using abrasive brushes and scrubbers.
- Remove the spigot, and thoroughly clean it- before bottling your beverages, ensure the spigot is clean. The spigot is a major source of contamination. While cleaning could be a process, failing to do so can lead to disastrous effects.
- Maintain the required pressure- to draft the best beer, you need to ensure the level of CO2 is within acceptable ranges. You can ensure the range is appropriate by keeping the tank upright to ensure it works properly and doesn’t damage the kegerator.
- Follow the given instructions- each homebrew equipment comes with specific instructions from the manufacturer. Always check the specifications, for instance, how often the equipment needs to be cleaned.