Guide to brew beer at home for beginner

If you want to try something new, why don’t you try brewing beer on your own. It’s for anyone who wants to get started brewing quality beer. This guide is actionable. By the end of it, you’ll be ready to order your equipment and ingredients. You’ll be ready to start brewing right away. 

Beer kit – The perfect selection for beginners

Beer Kit consists of a single tin of hopped malt extract and a sachet of yeast. With this kit, you will brew a homemade beer from malt and hops extract. You will not have to perform the steps of empatage and filtration, which are the most complex. It will also allow you to have a faster brewing process. In short, with this kit, you will have a 99% chance of succeeding your 20 liters craft beer. 

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A simple guide to brew beer at home

You need to prepare the homebrewing kit which includes the essential equipment. Click here to see more.

Step 1: Put beer kit in hot water

The first step is to put this beerkit in hot water to melt the content within 5 minutes.

Step 2: Sanitize 

Using this Chemipro Oxi jar to clean the fermentation bucket.

Step 3: Pour Beerkit into hot water

Pour the beerkit into the fermentation bucket, add 3.5 liters of hot water.

Step 4: Add sugar and cold water 

Adding 1kg of sugar then stir well

After the mixture has dissolved, I will add 17.5 liters of cold water to make the mixture 23 liters.

You should add water at normal temperature to ensure that after adding to the fermentation bucket, the temperature of the mixture reaches the fermentation temperature of 18 – 21 degrees Celsius.

Step 5: Pitch Yeast

After reaching the fermentation temperature, I will use the yeast sachet available in the beerkit box, sprinkle directly on the mixture surface.

Step 6: Fermentation

You will observe that when fermentation starts, the water column in the airlock will appear bubbling.

After 5-6 days, when the bubble stop raising we will fill beer in the bottles for second fermentation.

Step 7: Bottling

You need to add sugar to start the secondary fermentation then put beer into bottle.

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Step 8: Secondary fermentation 

After about 2-3 weeks of secondary fermentation, you can drink the finished beer.

Step 9: Cheering 

After 14-21 days to ferment, you can enjoy your homemade beer. 

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