About two hours to make your brew. And eight or nine days later another two hours to bottle it.
Three or four weeks after bottling. Light beers are ready sooner, dark beers take longer.
Great! You can make any type of beer . Most beginers make medium or dark ales. You can make light bodied beers but they will have a little more color than commercial lagers.
No. The best temperature for making ales is 65 F. The same temperature as many basements. Lagers require refrigeration which is why most homebrewers start by making ales.
Start with a hardware kit that fits your budget. Add one ingredient.kit. Read the small instruction manual that comes with the hardware kit. Then, follow the brewing instructions we give you with the kit.
About 52 cents per bottle for the ingredients for extract beers.
One large soup or canning type pot. A long spoon, a small sauce pan, and one or two new sponges or handiwipes for cleaning before you start.
The Karpís True Brew kits include all brewing AND bottling hardware except bottles and the kitchen items mentioned above. You can buy bottles and brewpots, but you might already have them at home.
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