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Fermcap-S Foam Inhibitor- 1 oz.

$3.49

Product Number: 9152

Availability: In stock

Prevent boil overs on the hot side, add 2 drops per gallon for a nice rolling boil. On the cold side, Fermcap keeps the krausen in your fermenter to 1/2 an inch. Fermcap works very well for brewers who use a carboy for primary fermentation. In a 6 gallon carboy there is no need for blow off tubing when you use this product. Use only two drops per gallon at the start of fermentation. If you add Fermcap during the boil you do not need to add it again in your fermenter. Used in the fermenter, it increases the bitterness of your beer (retained IBUs) by about 10%! Enough for about 20 batches. Keep refrigerated. Size: 1 Oz.

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42 People have reviewed this product

Overall Rating: 4.9

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Amazing Review by Jeff C

(Posted on 8/17/14)

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New to brewing. My first batch almost boiled over despite being in an 8g pot and required constant attention. I ordered this for my second batch and while I still monitored closely, it never even got close to boiling over. I'm never brewing without this again!

No more boil overs! Review by danr

(Posted on 3/28/14)

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This stuff works like magic. I now use it every time I brew. I can now safely leave the room during the boil without worrying about coming back to a mess to clean up.

Prevents messes Review by Fontack

(Posted on 3/28/14)

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Works as advertised. It prevents boil overs and saves me some clean up work.
IF you do stove top brewing, it can really make a difference.

Prevents boil overs Review by JD

(Posted on 1/20/14)

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I can do a full boil and have the wort an inch below the top and not have a boil over. Fermcap saved me from having to buy a bigger and much more expensive pot.

Love this stuff--makes boil overs a thing of the past Review by MarkR

(Posted on 12/30/13)

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Boiling the yeast starter flask was always a chore due to the small neck and boil over potential. And, even with a 10-gallon pot, I managed to boil over a few times, creating the mess of all messes. This simple, cheap and easy solution fixed those for good--don't know why I did not try this sooner! Highly recommended.

Make boil overs a thing of the past Review by Hank

(Posted on 12/4/13)

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It saves me mess and clean up and has no effect on the beer. I can fill my kettle to within a couple of inches of the top and not worry.

Little bit goes a long way Review by Brandon

(Posted on 11/7/13)

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I was surprised at home much of an impact this had on the level of foaming. I read the reviews, but even still, I was a little skeptical. Worked great!

A CLOSE CALL Review by Larry AP

(Posted on 11/6/13)

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The first brew I did was a narrow escape from an all out BOIL OVER. From that event forward had to change. After reading all of the reviews on MIDWEST website I decided I would give it a try. Fermcap-S works great, wouldn't brew with out it now.

lets you brew larger batches Review by Sample

(Posted on 10/25/13)

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Fremcap is da bomb. It flat out prevents boil over. The more I can fit in my pot, the more beer i can brew. And now that I can fill my 10 gallon put up to the 9 gallon level means i can brew 7.5 gallon batches instead of 5 gallons.

Lets you use smaller brew pots Review by Sean

(Posted on 10/7/13)

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I am now able to use a 7.5 gallon pot without fear of a boil over. Just 5 drops and my problems are over. When its done it settles into the trub in the fermentor leaving nothing behind.

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Fermcap-S Foam Inhibitor- 1 oz.