How To Make Beer

Whether you're making beer for the masses or brewing at home, all beer recipes follow the same basic steps.

  1. The Basic Process

    If you ever wondered about making beer at home, or just want to know more about the beer you buy at the store, understanding the basic pr...

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  2. Yeast - Beer's little helpers

    Alcohol, the part of beer that gets you drunk, is made when yeast convert sugar to alcohol. The brewing process is therefore centered aro...

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  3. The Mash

    As he explains in the first half of the video, mashing is a little like making tea. By heating grains in water you create the sugar which...

  4. The Boil

    The boil is where you add hops. Adding hops at different points results in either more flavor (that bitter hop taste) or aroma. At th...

  5. Fermentation

    During primary fermentation the yeast do most of their work. In a sealed, sterilized vessel they convert sugar into alcohol. After a week...

  6. Bottling

    After fermentation is complete, the beer is transferred to a bottling bucket so that it can be bottled. Extra sugar is also added to carb...

  7. Drinking!

    Once the beer is conditioned it's ready to drink! While you enjoy your beer you can reflect on the following:A lot of home brewers skip t...

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