Beer Can Seamer Review

by Jason James | Last Updated: December 14, 2016

Bottling your homebrew is the worse part of the hobby. Bottles are heavy, hard to store, and a pain to sanitize. Ever wonder if there was an easier way to package your beer?

Enter the Oktober Designs Can Sealer. Yes, you canning your homebrew is possible, and not just something reserved for pro brewers.

My conclusion? Beg, borrow, or steal the money to buy one of these.

Maybe even get a few homebrew friends to go in on it together. It is a fantastic piece of equipment. Watch the video review and see it in action.

beer canner
Yes, you CAN can your homebrew
Homebrew in a can

Can Seamer Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Easy to use.
  • Seals the can in seconds…I sealed a 6 pack in under 2 minutes.
  • Seals 12oz and 16oz cans.
  • Cans are lighter and easier to store.
  • Cans are easier to sanitize.
  • It looks cool to give your beers out in cans.
  • The company has fantastic customer service.
  • Did I mention how cool it is to have your beer in cans?
  • The seal seems to be very good. Tried a beer a week after sealing with no loss of carbonation.

Cons:

  • The operating manual was emailed to me instead of included with the machine. I didn’t realize this and was using it incorrectly. Maybe a slip saying “check your email” would be helpful.
  • The Price… $1,500 is a bit steep for most people’s homebrew budget. (unless you split it with a group of brewing buddies)
  • They didn’t make this sooner
Jason will talk your ear off about three things....movies, music, and beer. He has been brewing beers since 2012 and hasn’t looked back since. After converting a spare bedroom into a “beer room”, and a basement into a beer drinkers paradise, he quickly turned his hobby into an all out obsession. Conducting mad scientist beer experiments have become a norm in his brewing repertoire. There is nothing he won’t put in beer, including bacon.