Faster cleaning. Better taste. Happier life. It all starts with proper sanitation. Enjoy flavor profile consistency and improved product shelf life with Birko’s full line of cleaners, sanitizers and processing aids.

Not sure which product is best for your brewery? Contact your technical sales representative or our master brewers for assistance.

Brewing & Distilling Products

Acid CIP Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Acid Brite #2

The best general purpose CIP cleaner. Designed to remove beerstone and scale in breweries that use hard water. Conditions equipment and provides unbeatable cleanliness.

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Ac Tec 100

Strong acid cleaner great for remedial scale removal. Must be followed with an alkaline rinse. Primary use is to remove dried PBW, Bru-R-Ez or Cell-R-Mastr residues.

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Nitro CIP

Nitric acid CIP cleaner. Great for passivating stainless steel.

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Shine A Line

The best product for getting a 'mirror' shine on equipment. Neutralizes soaps, removes hard water scale and rust.

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Alkaline Caustic CIP Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Brute Plus

Caustic additive. Makes an economical CIP cleaner when used with Brute 4S.

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Brute-4S

Use to boost alkalinity in cleaners and to neutralize wastewater

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Brute-LT

Same as Brute-4S but has a lower freeze point of 20°F.

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Cir-Q-Late

High alkaline liquid CIP cleaner. Designed for heavy duty CIP. Using this with Pur-Ox eliminates the need for acid cleaning in your brew house.

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Cir Tec SP

The best powdered high alkaline CIP cleaner.

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WAY-VOS

Our most cost-effective heavy duty caustic CIP cleaner. Recycles well.

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Alkaline Non-Caustic CIP Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
BBC

The ultimate “one shot” powdered CIP cleaner. Cleans heavy soils in one pass. Use with 120-160°F water.

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Bru-R-Ez

The best powdered brewery cleaner on the market. Non-caustic cleaner safer on equipment, faster and more effective than caustic products. Intended for use with hot water, high soil in the brewhouse and fermenter.

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Cell-R-Mastr

Safer on equipment, faster and more effective than caustic products. Use for CIP or hand scrubbing metals. Intended for lower soil conditions using cooler water. The approved cleaner for Wild Goose Canning Machines and Meheen bottling machines.

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Antifoams

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Birko Antifoam 10

10% silicone antifoam. Perfect for blow-off buckets.

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Birko Antifoam 100

100% silicone antifoam. Proprietary blend that prevents or kills foam immediately. Unlike other products, works equally well in oil- and water-based systems. Use in both the kettle and fermenter to improve safety and yield. Great for centrifuged beers.

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FOM-BLOC

100% active non-silicone defoamer. Good for foam control in aqueous CIP systems.

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Liquik DF

Defoamer for aqueous CIP systems.

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Patco 376

100% vegetable oil-based defoamer. Adds lipids to the wort, so it's perfect for unfiltered beers. Want more yield? This is your product.

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Chlorinated Caustic Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Cir Tec CLQR

Our strongest chlorinated caustic CIP cleaner. Better for the environment than other products on the market. Doesn't burn your tank or eat away at metal.

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Foam Chlor 535

Our most popular general cleaning product. Economical chlorinated alkaline cleaner. Works well in high silicate waters.

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Hang Time

Similar to Foam Chlor 535 but formulated for extended dwell time on sloped and vertical surfaces.

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Foaming Acid Cleaner

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Acid Kleen

Self-foaming general purpose acid cleaner. Go-to product for parts soaking. Doesn't result in a sour beer like other products on the market.

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Bi Tec 99AC

Have a rust issue? This is your product. Also strips hard water scale, protein, grease and dirt.

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Fomacid

Phosphoric acid blend. All-in-one cleaner and brightener. Excellent scale removal and equipment conditioner. Leaves a good shine. Stable foam improves dwell time.

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Foaming Alkaline Caustic Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Liquik 3

Effective even in the hardest water. Great on conveyor belts.

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Liquik 10

Weak alkaline, high solvent, high surfactant general purpose cleaner. Our premium cleaner for soft metals and the "extra shine" for customer visits to the brewery.

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Liquik 20

Mild alkaline, solvent-based general purpose cleaner. Best for cleaning soft metals.

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Liquik 30

Foaming moderately alkaline cleaner with solvents.

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Meta Tec 2C Liquid

Paint on rust remover and inhibitor. Works on severely rusted surfaces. Use with Act Tec 100 to remove PBW, Bru-R-Ez and Cell-R-Mastr deposits that occur when they're allowed to dry on the outside of equipment or on manways.

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Foaming Alkaline Non-Caustic Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Bi Tec 77H

Foaming mild enzyme powder. Works well for soaking parts and hoses, and for hand scrubbing fermenting equipment and exterior surfaces, floors and walls. Great for removing stuck-on hops resins on blow-off hoses.

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Bi Tec 77H/Bleach

Bi Tech 77H with sodium percarbonate (Acto 140) for deeper cleaning and bleaching.

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Pronto

Foaming version of Bru-R-Ez. Powdered oxygenated general purpose cleaner.

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XLNT-4U2 Powder

Contains solvent to help cut fat and grease. Use as a floor cleaner for greasy areas.

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Hand Soap and Hand Sanitizers

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
10-Quat

A quat-based hand sanitizer approved by the FDA for dip or spray application.

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Alpet Q E2 Sanitizing Foam Soap

Quat sanitizing hand soap for foaming dispensers.

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Bact-O-Stat

Liquid antimicrobial hand soap, without Triclosan.

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Big Red

Our most popular liquid antimicrobial hand soap. No Triclosan. A must have for your facility with multiple uses: hands, floors and equipment. Can be diluted to reduce costs

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Challange

Economical, non-scented hand soap designed for use in all dispensers. Used by the Brewers Association.

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Hand E San

Alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Waterless. No-rinse.

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Little Red

Economical and mild antimicrobial hand soap designed for frequent use without irritation. Half the strength of Big Red.

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Multi-Purpose Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Acto 140

The original - and still the best - powdered oxygen bleach. Good for cleaning wooden barrels. Commonly called "peroxycarb."

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Neutral Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Bi Tec 55H

Mild quat detergent cleaner. Spray and wipe clean. Guaranteed to kill odors.

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GC-161

Spray and wipe cleaner for glass, chrome, counter tops, tile and carpet. A janitor in a jug!

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Liquik 2 Nu Blu

Our top high-foaming cleaner. Loosens and removes soil. Use for floors, hand washing dishes or personal equipment like rubber boots or plastic aprons. Similar to Dawn dish soap.

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Neutra Foam

General purpose cleaner. Generates a lot of foam.

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Neutra Sol

Foam cleaner with solvents. The best general purpose cleaner in our product line.

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Pine AF

Pine-scented air freshener and deodorizer for non-food areas like locker rooms and lunch rooms and trash bins. Can use for light janitorial cleaning.

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Non-Foaming Acid Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Ultra Niter

Perfect for keg cleaning and brite tank cleaning. Use with X-Puma as part of our patented keg cleaning process. Removes beer stone and Krausen rings.

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Non-Foaming Alkaline Caustic Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
KAT-VOS

Liquid high caustic cleaner. Strongest potassium hydroxide cleaner in our product line.

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Viking

Powdered high caustic cleaner. Removes burned-on soils in the brew kettle and calandria.

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Non-Foaming Alkaline Non-Caustic Cleaners

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Pow-R-Scrub

Works well in tasting rooms and as a non-foaming floor cleaner. Great at removing lipstick from glassware and sticky beer from floors. Isn't harsh on hands.

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Sanitizers and Disinfectants

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
10-Chlor

General purpose chlorine bleach sanitizer or chlorine boost additive for alkaline cleaners. EPA Registered.

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Ala Quat

Acid quat blend very effective as a second step on sanitizing rotations. Keeps black mold away. EPA registered.

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Alpet D2

The best alcohol- and quat-based sanitizer for surfaces that can't get wet like electrical panels and hand tools. Sanitizes in 60 seconds and disinfects in 5 minutes.

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Bi-Clor-Rite

The same chlorine bleach you use in your home.

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Birk-Ox

Combination of Peroxyacetic Acid, Hydrogen Peroxide and Acetic Acid. Excellent post-rinse sanitizer for heat exchanger, hoses and fermenters. EPA registered.

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Dyno-Mite

Use for CIP post-rinse sanitizing. EPA registered.

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Quadra-Quat

A 7.5% active, four-way quat sanitizer/disinfectant used for post rinse sanitizing. EPA registered.

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Ultra Disinfectant Cleaner Solution 1 & 2

Two-part system used to prevent and remove biofilms. FDA approved.

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Ultra-Quat

4-way quat that keeps black mold away. Great for sanitizing floors, drains and walls. EPA registered.

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Specialty Chemicals

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Product Name Product Description Safety Data Sheets
Diactolate

Citric acid. Use to neutralize and control pH. Mix with Dioxychlor to create Chlorine Dioxide for yeast washing.

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Dioxy-Chlor

7.5% sodium chlorite. Mix with Diactolate to create Chlorine Dioxide for yeast washing. Can dilute and use to rinse fermenters, brite tanks, kegs, packaging equipment and bottle rinsing.

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E-Z Lube

Natural water-based lubricant for bottling line conveyors. Cleans, conditions, lubricates and inhibits rust in one easy step.

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Liquik Diactolate

Food grade Citric Acid.

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PERAFOAM

Foam additive for peracetic acid.

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Phosphoric Acid 75% FG

Use when a food grade acid is required. Improves yields and malt extract efficiency in the mash. Good for mash acidification.

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Phosphoric Acid 75%

For non-food processing applications requiring the use of an acid to maintain pH. Can use to neutralize wastewater

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Propylene Glycol F.G.

Uninhibited (no phosphate buffer). Perfect for "topping off" solutions.

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Pur-Ox

34% hydrogen peroxide for boosting alkaline cleaners. Helps remove light beerstones.

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Rend-R-Aid

50% sulfuric acid. Use to neutralize wastewater.

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X-Puma

A non-foaming CIP detergent that works great with Ultra Niter for keg and brite tank cleaning. Birko's patented process for keg cleaning.

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