Finding the best labels for your home brewed beer

Making your own beer is a hobby that is growing fast around the world. If you really want to know what is being put into the beer that you drink, making your own beer is going to give you all that information and so much more. There are no harsh chemicals needed to make beer, and all the natural ingredients are going to be easy for you to purchase online and offline to make your own beer. You can find any basic beer-making recipe, and then make changes to the process to change the overall final flavor and taste of the beer you make.

After a few ‘tries’ at making your own beer, you are going to create a beer flavor that you can really enjoy. We each have our own personal favorites, and as you manipulate the recipes, you can create a beer that is just right for you. You can even control the alcohol content in the beer, by determining the amount of time you leave the beer to ferment and to ‘become’ beer after you have added the yeast to the mixture. Beer making is fun, and it is not difficult at all.

To start in the hobby of beer making, it is suggested that you purchase a beer making kit. As you purchase the kit first, you will learn how all the pros make beer. You will learn more tips and tricks for making beer so that the beer you make is going to be better overall from the start.

While you make beer, you may find that you like one type so much that you want to start making your own beer all the time. This is going to leave you with a problem that you need to label your beer. You want to know what date you made the beer and even what type of beer you made. The labels you purchase for your beer cans, beer containers or even for the barrels you use to make beer are going to be vital to your ongoing hobby.

Labels that you use on mailing letters that have a sticky back are going to be great for making those first batches of beer. As you continue making your own beer, you will find paper labels are going to work better, as you start putting your beer in bottles and actually having them capped or stopped. Putting the labels on the beer bottles or containers before putting the beer in, and before you put them in storage is going to help you remember which beer you want to drink first.

Home brewing is something that is found all over the world. From the far corners of the nation many are starting to make their own beer for many reasons. We are including these reasons here for your own use, so you can determine for yourself if making beer is something you want to try your hand at!

In making your own beer, you become master of your own home. You create the drink that your family and friends love, and will enjoy as they sip that cold beer from a frosty mug. Being able to master this talent is something that will take a little patience, and determination as you continue making batches of beer as your friends continually drink it every time they come over to your home!

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Posted by on March 22, 2012 in Beer, Home Brewing


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Home brewing kits – great holiday gifts!

Are you always searching for a special gift for that person who seems to have everything? I would bet that they don’t have a home brewing system of their own! If you can give the gift of creating something to someone, a home brewing kit is going to be something that will be laughed about and used for weeks and months to come. Your friend might even stumble upon a fantastic method for make beer that all of you love.

Holidays, birthdays and special occasions are all a great time to give the gift of a home brewing system to make beer. Most every one just loves to have a great time, enjoy a beer, and sit back and relax. The hobby beer maker is one who can make the beer dark, heavy, light, sweet or sour. The gift you are giving to a person, with the gift of a home brewing system is one that will create a new hobby for that person.  Hobbies are how we pass the time in life, and enjoy our time. Giving someone this new hobby is not only going to give them a hobby, but something new in life to talk about with others at the same time!

For the holidays (or for those birthdays, special occasions and even retirement parties), you most likely know someone who has everything they need or want. Yet, you still need to find that perfect gift that is going to be personal and useful at the same time. A home brewing kit is going to be the answer. It is going to show that you know that person likes beer (or wine as there are wine making kits too!) and you are giving the person something they can share with others who visit their home.

What types of special equipment are needed for home brewing?

No special equipment is needed. The home brewing kit is going to give you all the information, and ingredients you need to get started on making a batch of beer. The home brewing kit is even going to give you information about how to make larger batches, and what types of household things you can use to do this. You will find that if you are purchasing a gift of a home brewing kit for someone, you might even want to purchase one for yourself and get in on all the fun that is to be had. You can make brews at home; share with your family and friends, and all while enjoying your time by the fireplace in the summer or in the winter!

Making your own beer is easy. There are no hard to find ingredients, and you don’t have to wait long for the final product either. The beer you make is fun, easy and good tasting all at the same time! As you enjoy making beer, and find that special flavor you want to re create all the time, you could even bottle and give others your own beer as a gift when you head to their home for a party or get together.

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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Beer, Home Brewing


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The first brewing beer recipe

Making beer is something that anyone can do with a little time and effort.  Once a person finds out that they can create great tasting beer, they will want to do it all the time. There will be no need for buying beer at the store anymore.  You can have the entire brew inventory that you need at your convenience.

There are many places that you can find all the ingredients that you will need online to make great beer.   There are many types of pre-hopped and un-hopped malt extracts.  These will come in thirty different varieties of grains that you can crush up and steep for your beer.

All that you will need to make your own beer at home is the ingredients and the counter space.  You will also have to have the beer making equipment kit that is necessary for doing it right.

Decide what brew you want to make.  This will be the hardest part of making beer.  There are many styles of beer like dark, pale, and amber.  There are also English, German, American and some other forms.  The flavor is the going to be the determining factor.

Sanitize your equipment.  You have to make sure that everything you use for your beer making is clean.  Wash all of it with warm water and then let it dry.  You need to make sure that everything is clean and ready for your beer making strategy.

When you have the water, and the malt extract that you are using in the pot, let it come to a good boil.  You can sue pre hopped or un hopped extract depending on the recipe that you are using.  Next you will want it to cool down and place the brew kettle in a sink full of cool water.  Make sure that the brew falls below one hundred degrees.  Next you will pour it into the sanitized fermented and then top it off to the five-gallon mark.

Adding your yeast is next.  This is what will help your flavor along in your beer.  There are plenty of types to choose from for this step.  Think about what you want and choose your yeast.  Let it ferment for at least eight to ten days.  Then let it stand at room temperature for two days after the bubbling stops.

You are then ready to bottle your beer.  Put the beer into a bucket and add 3/4 cup of sugar.  Fill your bottles to about an inch from the top and apply a cap.  You will have to let it carbonate for ten days.  Place your new and exciting brew into the fridge and let it chill.  Beer is best served chilled.  Sit back and relax with your fresh and great tasting bottle of beer.

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Posted by on April 25, 2011 in Beer, Home Brewing


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What is in a beer making kit?

You can get all the things that you are going to need in a beer making kit.  If you are new or an experienced beer maker, you will find that you can create your own great tasting beer with a little knowledge and a great beer making kit.  There is no other way of getting what you want and finding a fun new hobby.

Many simple beer kits are sold today.  You can find many of the great brewing kits online or in the beer and liquor stores in your area.  There are beer-making kits that will come with complete instructions to make it easier on the beer maker.  They will also have the ingredients and the best beer recipe that will make any new beginner create the best beer that they can.

There are many books and other reading material that you can buy to give you the information that is necessary to get down to business.  You can get all the facts that will get you ready for making the best tasting beer that you can.  These books can guide you through the process and all the different kinds of recipes that you can try for your taste buds.

There are also deluxe beers making kits that are available too.  These kits will have everything and more that you will need to get your beer making going.  They will have the ingredients and some of the equipment that you will need to get started.  You will get your sanitizer and some of the malts that you will need to get your beer making started.  With some of the beer kits, the only thing that you will need is a stainless steel pot to do all the brewing in.

These brew kits will make great gifts for anyone that needs to have a hobby.  These kits will be the very thing that they need to do this great hobby and get started learning about beer making.  Most of the people will enjoy having these kits and trying their hand at making great tasting beer and doing something that they have always wanted to do.

It is a good idea to read and know all of the instructions that are included in the books.  You can learn a lot and this is a great way to get all the information that you need first before you start on the process.  This way, you will have a better idea of where and how to start your brewing at home.

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Posted by on April 22, 2011 in Beer, Home Brewing


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Making beer as a hobby

If you are bored at home and looking for a great way to pass your time, you can start your own brewing beer at home.  This is something that a lot of people can do at home and have a great time doing it.  Many people that are looking for something to do and getting a creative hobby are finding the best way to make beer and to do it well.

Getting the beer making kits that are needed is easy.  You can find these kits online or in some cases in the liquor store.  So many different kits can be found.  These kits can run anywhere from fifty to over one hundred dollars.  It will be up to the person and what they want for making the beer that they can.

Many people when they retire, they are looking for something to do in order to pass the time.  They are looking for a constructive way of creating new things.  Making beer and wine at home is something that can be done.  You do not have to be afraid of what you can create.

Beer making is more fun that what you think.  Many people get a lot of enjoyment out of making their own beer and finding out the different tastes.  There are a lot of tastes that a person can do with their beer making kits, meaning if you want a light beer or a heavy beer you can make that your preference.   Most of them come with different tastes so that you can experiment with all the different kinds and tastes of beer that is out there.

It is fun to have a room set up that has all the intended materials and supplies needed to make beer.  These supplies and other things can be in the basement or garage.  This can be the place where people go to make their own beer.  A getaway will allow them to retreat to the area and get started on creating beer that tastes great.  This is an exciting way of doing something that you have always wanted to try.

Once you are done making all of your great beer, you can pass it out to your friends and family members. They will appreciate getting to taste all of your great beer brewing creations.  You may want to taste test it first to make sure that it does actually taste like beer.  Even if it does not taste as good as you thought, you can still be proud of what you do.

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Posted by on April 21, 2011 in Beer, Home Brewing


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Home brewing options in saving money

Home brewing is a method of making beer at home. If you have ever tried a few different types beer while you are at a party or while you are celebrating life, you will notice that some are heavy and some are light. You should also remember that some are dark and others are light and clear, while some are bitter, and some are not. A home brewing kit is going to give you the ability to make and try your own beer so you can find that one special taste you love.

When can you use the home brewing systems?
You can use a home brewing system to make beer for a summer party, for a small get together or you can use the home brewing system just to have fun and keep you own brand of beer on the shelf in your home. Making beer at home will be easy as you follow the directions and the instructions that are included in any home brewing kit. As you experiment, you should also be writing down every thing you do step by step, as you create different types of beer.

As you continue writing down what you do, and any variations in what you do, you will be able to replicate that process for the final beer that you do like the taste of. Remember, every variations, every tiny fraction of difference in measuring, in how long you boil, or even what type of container you are using is going to make a difference in the final taste of the product you are enjoying.

Where are you going to store the beer?
Storing your beer is actually going to be an easy part of making the beer! I know you are thinking that you have to store all the beer that you make in a refrigerator but actually, that is not the case. You can store the beer in the buckets (that are sealed) that you made the beer in. As the beer is sealed tight is going to stop fermenting and the beer will stay good until you open it. When you are ready to open that bucket and pout it into glasses or containers so it gets cold you will need to put some type of lid on the beer while it gets cold to prevent it from getting flat tasting. Flat beer is worse than warm beer to many people of the world.

By brewing your own brand of beer, you are going to be able to save up to fifty percent of the cost of buying beer from a store. If you are having a large party that can be a huge, overall savings if you just think about it! Now it is time to get busy and start making your first batch.

Making your own beer really is fun. You can make beer, while your friends are over for the day, or you can make a batch of beer a few nights before that big party, you are going to attend. One thing is for sure, when you make your own beer, you will know exactly how much you have, and that you are not going to run out. If you store beer in the basement, where it is going to ferment and cool at the same time, you are always going to be prepared for visitors.

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Posted by on April 20, 2011 in Beer, Home Brewing


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Why make your own beer at home

You can make your own beer at home. It can be a family project or just a new hobby for yourself. Many people do not understand why some make their own beer.  They wander why they want the big mess and all the clutter of creating their own brew.  They think that it is easier to go to the store and get what they want when they want it.  However, it is not about the convenience or the cost of the beer stores.

The actual reason why a lot of people are making their own beer is because they think it is fun and exciting. This is a way for them to do the hobby that they like and that keeps them busy.  Some people create their own brew because they have never tried it before and now they want the opportunity.

There are so many different recipes for beer that have been handed down through different families.  They are using the recipes that their ancestors used and seeing if they can do what they did and that are creating great tasting beer.  Many of the recipes are easy to follow and have an ingredient list that is easy to find.  There are different things that people can buy to make their beer making experience more fun.

With the right kit and the best beer-making recipe, anyone can try making great tasting beer.  Even if it is a one shot thing, it will be worth seeing if they can create a beer that is just as good as the stuff that is purchased in the store.  You can create anything with the supplies that you can find in the store.

Buying the kits to brew your beer is going to make it easier for a lot of people to do.  You can get everything that you need with this kit and it will make your beer brewing easier.  Finding these kits will make the beer brewing adventure even more fun for someone that has not had the opportunity to try making their own beer yet.

Finding out about making your own beer is easy.  You can go online and get all the facts and the tips that you need to get started on making your own beer.  Many tips and pieces of advice that a person can use when they are checking into all the beer brewing articles online, such as right here!  You can use this information to get creative and find a new past time in making your own beer.

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Posted by on April 19, 2011 in Beer, Home Brewing


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