Can the KLR Filter be used for beer?

Absolutely! The filter is designed for gravity feed only. Although it is pressure tested, this is only to test for leaks prior to assembling and packaging the product. Do not subject the KLR Filter to high pressures. It is best not to use a siphon for beer, as the bubbles in it will vapor lock […]

Are the filters recyclable?

Yes, but they are NOT reusable! The filters are made of a spun plastic material and can be placed in the recycle bin after you are finished filtering your batch of beer or wine. NOTE: Do not rinse and hang to dry, then reuse them. They retain liquid and will get bacteria in them at […]

Can I reuse the filter cartridge?

No. Once you have run your home brew through one, discard it into the recycle bin. The filter cartridges are designed to be used with one batch of home brew. They will filter up to 20 gallons (I have tested them that far – they might go further). Most home brew batches are 6 gallons. […]

Which filter cartridge should I use?

For beer I recommend only using the 50 and 20 micron filter cartridges. You really don’t need much more than that, although I have used 10 and 5 micron filters with clearer brews, such as pale ales, etc. My best results with beer to date have come from using the 50 micron filter cartridge to […]