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Say goodbye to you old beer bottle tree. You can use FastRack to:
Drain & Dry
Dry your beer bottles & avoid contamination by never having contact on the inside. Ever had a ruined batch? We have, it was horrible and we never wanted it again.
Rack & Stack
Rack and stack saving space and time. 24 beer bottles take up the same footprint as 96 beer bottles.
Collect & Store
Keep your empties organized, stored safely and out of your Sweetheart’s way until your next homebrew batch. A happy nest is the best nest – FastRack: the peace making marriage saver!
Update your homebrew supplies from old beer bottle trees to brand new FastRacks Today!
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4.7 / 5.0111 ReviewsGood concept -- not great for 22 oz.I've got quite a few sizes of bottles, mostly 22 oz. which are slightly different. When slotting the bottles in the FastRack, it's not super easy to get all the bottles lined up in such a way as to provide a stable platform for the additional rack(s).December 23, 2013Good for keeping bottles out of the wayI bought two of these. The product works really well for 12oz bottles as advertised but not at all for 22oz bottles. When I loaded it up with 22's it seemed unstable and there was a lot if unused space. BTW....an unexpected benefit is it has kept my tendency to hoard unused bottles in check by only allowing myself keep just two of these full at any time. Overall good product.September 26, 2013Good piece of gearI like this FastRack Combo. It is very sturdy and a great way to dry my bottles. I have mostly the same style of bottles, but I have a few odd balls. Because they are slightly different in height, I have to make sure I put those bottles on the top rack.March 31, 2014Beats a bottling tree every timeMuch easier to use than a bottling tree. More stable and sturdy too. I rinse bottles immediately after I pour a beer, then dry them in the Fastrack. Later when I sanitize the bottles also drain completely with this setup. One nice feature is that you can dry different sizes in one rack and you can still stack another rack on top as long as the four corner bottles are all the longest ones and same size. I can dry 750's in the four corners and put 12 ouncers in the other holes and still stack another rack on top. You can store much neater in these too.December 24, 2013ExcellentI have a double sink and on bottling day, would have to use one sink for sanitizing and rinse over the sink with sanitizer to allow me to dry the bottles in the other sink. Since receiving the rack, I can use one to sanitize and the other to rinse. Great value and time saver.January 3, 2014Home Run!I have two sets of these and will definitely need at least one more but most likely two. Besides not touching on any critical surfaces after sterilization they are great for empty bottles after washing/rinsing to let them dry spot free until bottling day. On bottling day all that's needed is to run bottles through the sterilizer and return to rack for drying. Good space saver too as they don't take up any more space than a box case. No question a MUST HAVE for our brewing!November 7, 2013Excellent product and value for the moneyI love the fact that we are draining bottle leaned up against the wall on the counter. Its a great storage rack while the beer is fermenting and holds a variety of sizes. We'll bring it in to hold the bottles for draining before bottling. Light weight and I like that we can add a rack at a time without a lot of expense.January 15, 2014Great for storageI love the sturdiness and feel of the material. Works great for storing large quantities of bottles in a rather small space.February 27, 2014Great product for those of us who bottleI recently purchased the FastRack combo and couldn't be happier with the product. As another reviewer noted, it seems a bit pricey for what it is, but for now, I think it's worth the price.September 2, 2013
Browse 13 questions Browse 13 questions and 26 answersHow stable is the rack that sits on top?BEST ANSWER: Hi Jeff,
It's pretty stable. I wouldn't lean on it or put any extra weight on it, but if you're using it just to dry bottles, you should be fine.Are they dishwasher safe?BEST ANSWER: I?m not sure if they are dishwasher safe, but they sure are handy for sanitizing your bottles!Can 16 oz ez cap bottles be used with thisBEST ANSWER: Not with the swing tops attached but if you detach the swing tops you can fit the bottle into a hole on the fast rack. You could probably only fit like 8-10 bottles per rack that way.Will fast rack fit 12oz stubbies, not RedStripe but Anchor Steam, Two Roads, and the Newer Ommegang (Nirvana IPA and Beligan Witt) bottles?BEST ANSWER: These are made more for "long-neck" type bottles; the "stubby" bottles would not be held very well in this type of drying rack. A Bottle Tree would be better for short-neck bottles. -Mike W, Northern BrewerCan the racks be used with both 12oz and bomber at same time?BEST ANSWER: You can... but you can't fill every spot with a bomber. I usually can fit about half as many bombers as 12oz bottles.In what configuration does this product hold 36 bomber bottles? I'm assuming you need to skip putting bottles in some of the holes?BEST ANSWER: I'm very certain that the website is incorrect when it mentions how many bomber bottles can load in two trays. 24 is about the best that you can do, placing a bottle in every other spot (12 bottles per tray). I believe that the website is incorrect with how many 22 oz bombers you can load into the two trays. It does not seem safe to stack these (unless it were 12 ounce bottles). If this was meant to hold 36 bombers, FastRack should supply a 'load sheet' on how you are supposed to do this.Can you please show me a configuration where 36 x 22oz. bomber bottles will fit into 2 racks and 1 tray? I can't even get 24 bottles into 2 racks without leaving 2 corners on each rack blank, rendering them unstackable (safely). By the way, only bombers with narrow necks will fit at all. ThBEST ANSWER: I have the same problem. The best case scenario, is to place a bottle in every other spot but that will only let you place 12 bombers per tray. To get the 36 bottles, you would need 3 trays. I believe that the website is incorrect with how many 22 oz bombers you can load into the two trays. I agree, that it does not seem safe to stack these (unless it was 12 ounce bottles) FastRack should supply a 'load sheet' on how you are supposed to load 36 bombers in two racks.Will this system work with the "Beer Bottles 16 oz. - 12 pack" that you sell?BEST ANSWER: This system does work with 16 oz bottles. If you will be using the EZ cap bottles you will need to remove the wire bails from the bottles to fit them in the rack.Will these hold Grolsch-style bottles? If so, do I need to remove the metal clips and ceramic stops?BEST ANSWER: From what I can tell, it'll only hold standard bottles. I haven't tried other bottles, but the slots seem custom fit for regular bottles and not much else.Delivery in Brazil?BEST ANSWER: We do not ship internationally. Cheers!I have pint plastic bottles and e-z cap glass pint bottles. How do they work with this ?BEST ANSWER: Hey Wayne
The ez cap or Grolsch style bottles won't work in the Fastrack because of the clunkiness of the swing tops. The plastic pint bottles would work though
just don't over load the top rack with any glass bottles so you don't crush the plastic ones at all.Will it fit the fliptop 16 & 32 OZ. Bottles?BEST ANSWER: Yes it will
but you will need to remove the wire bails from the bottles firstI am using .5 liter Weihenstephaner bottles. will it work ok with them?BEST ANSWER: Yes
the FastRack will work with those bottles.