Brewing your own beer can be a difficult hobby to start. You have to buy equipment and supplies and clear out a corner of your storage room to ferment and store. And learning the steps can be a difficult and time consuming process in itself. It can also be a rewarding experience that can turn into a fun way to spend time with your friends.
The craft beer movement is big right now. Craft breweries are popping up all over the place, but the problem with all that expertly crafted beer is that it can be quite expensive. Brewing your own beer is a cost effective way to enjoy the very best craft beer without paying a high price tag.
To get started, you will need to get some supplies and equipment. Start by picking a recipe. It’s important to stick to the recipe when you are first learning to brew. Once you grasp the basic concept of brewing and fully understand the chemical reactions that are taking place, it is perfectly fine to experiment. The most important thing to do is to make sure you clean and sanitize everything- unsanitary conditions can ruin your beer.
Learn the basic steps of homebrewing from this infographic.
Infographic via: Kegerator.com