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Home Beer Brewing: Get Started Making Your Own Great-Tasting Beer!

Updated on August 4, 2014

The Simple Art of Making Great-Tasting Beer At Home

You don't have to be a hardcore beer drinker to be interested in learning how to make beer . . . it's as much about the art and craft of making a high-quality beverage. The average person doesn't know that the heart of home beer brewing is the fun and fulfillment that comes from actually creating your own delicious blends.

So, if you're looking to take the plunge into home beer brewing, be fore-warned . . . a zeal for becoming better and better at home brewing can be habit forming! You won't just take up the "hobby" of beer making, you'll become part of a culture, rich in history and tradition.

Home Brews: Fascinating Transformations

The Brew-meister In You

There is an amazing diversity of beer types, textures and flavors. After all, beer goes through a fascinating transformation: from grains, hops and malts to a rich, savory brew. And what transforms home brewing hobbyists to life-long home brewers is the challenge of finding new blends, new methods and new ways to make their homemade beer even more flavorful than the last batch.

Many have said . . . once you've tasted high-quality home-brewed beer, you'll never want to go back to the pasteurized six-packs from your local mart.

It is entirely possible for you to make high quality beer right in your own home. All you'll need is:

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  • A small investment in equipment
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  • The base ingredients (readily available from home brewing outlets)
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  • The love and patience it will take to learn the process
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  • Step-by-step instructions

Think about the fun, the excitement and the fulfillment that comes from creating your own batch of delicious beer.

From grains, hops and malts to delicious blends!

From grains, hops and malts to delicious blends!
From grains, hops and malts to delicious blends!

Quickie Overview of Home Beer Brewing

How To Brew - The Basics of Homemade Beer . . .

How to Brew: Everything You Need To Know To Brew Beer Right The First Time
How to Brew: Everything You Need To Know To Brew Beer Right The First Time

There's a reason this book gets high marks from budding home beer brewing enthusiasts . . . you'll find everything needed to brew beer right the first time.

"I borrowed and read a few brewing books, but found "How to Brew" to be the best. The very first chapter gets you off to a running start . . ." Amazon Reviewer's quote


The Joy of Home Brewing - Basic To Advanced Tips

The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Third Edition
The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Third Edition

Another home brewing guide at its best . . . This fully revised third edition of the best-selling and most trusted homebrewing guide includes a complete update of all instructions, recipes, charts, and guidelines. Besides basic and advanced tips, you'll also find a complete homebrewer's glossary, troubleshooting tips as well as recipes for brewing stouts, ales, lagers, pilseners, porters, specialty beers, and honey meads. A great companion book to "How to Brew" mentioned above.


Are You A Visual Learner?

Learn how to brew your own beer right at home by 'watching'

how it's done.

This step-by-step instructional video series about home beer brewing is downloadable and you could have it in minutes!

Training includes videos on Extract Brewing and All Grain Brewing.

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Click Here For More Info!

Is It Legal To Brew Your Own Beer in the United States?

In a Nutshell . . .

In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed legislation making home brewing legal in the United States. However, the U.S. Constitution gives each state authority to regulate intoxicating liquors. In other words, each state has the power to regulate this hobby.

Right now, home beer brewing is legal in all but a few states, so you should check your local laws before you get started. Please note: you must be 21 years old to brew beer.

Beer Byte

Popularity of the home beer brewing hobby has been steadily growing since the late 1970s and today, more than 750,000 Americans are home brewers.

On Tap . . . At Home

On Tap . . .  At Home
On Tap . . . At Home

Taster's Choice: Beer Glasses To Suit Different Tastes

Libbey 12-Piece International Beer Glass Set
Libbey 12-Piece International Beer Glass Set

Perfect for the beer enthusiast, this set features 3 different beer specific glasses-4 English Pub, 4 Czech Pilsners and 4 Bavarian Pilsners.This set also is a great gift for anyone who is interested in mirco beers.


THE Must-Have Magazine About Home Beer Brewing!

Learn All About Beer and Home Beer Brewing

All About Beer

If you like beer, you'll love All About Beer magazine! Every issue of All About Beer is packed with the best beers on the market, tips about home brewing and so much more. Plus, All About Beer brings you buyer's guides, reviews, taste tests, beer history and more. Know all about the world's best lagers, stouts, ales and porters. Enjoy the best beverage in the world even more with All About Beer!

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      goldenrulecomics 4 years ago

      I've always wanted to try to make my own...

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      RuralFloridaLiving 5 years ago

      Beer brewing sounds like a fun hobby!

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      SandyPeaks 6 years ago

      Some delicious ideas, thank you!