Do You Want to Brew Your Own Beer?

Submitted by SadInAmerica on Wed, 03/12/2008 - 8:06am.



If you love craft brewed beer and all the choices of styles that are becoming available across the country, and you are looking for a new hobby, then homebrewing may be for you. Brewing beer at home is a popular pastime and for good reason: it's a fun activity with delicious results that's easier than you think.

"Recently, the beer industry has exploded," says Dave Knott of High Gravity Homebrewing and Winemaking Supplies.  Their Web site helps people get started making their own beer and wine at home.

"There will always be the big brands at your local pub, but people are showing more interest in specialty microbrews and this interest has fueled the increase in homebrewing."

If you enjoy a cold glass of your favorite craft beer, it's likely you can create a similar elixir in your very own home. If you don't know how to get started, visit for a collection of educational information.

While at the site, you'll get access to the highest quality equipment and ingredients so you can start brewing right away.

How to Get Started

A great place to start is to build your own homebrew starter kit. allows you to customize your equipment kit to fit your specific needs.

High Gravity's Build Your Own Starter Homebrew Kit starts out with the basic pieces of equipment needed to make your own world class beer, then lets you add additional items that will enhance your brewing experience.

You can even pick out your first batch of beer, all from one convenient page.

Basic items you'll need to get started:

* Fermenting bucket

* Bottling bucket with spigot

* Lids

* Bottle filler

* Hydrometer

* Racking cane

* Bottle brush, tubing

* Sanitizing powder

* Adhesive thermometer

"People really love being able to customize their kit," adds Dave. "The process is made as easy as possible and each brewer can really focus on what type of beer they enjoy most. We find the majority of homebrewers brew 5-gallon batches at a time, which is approximately the same as two cases of beer."

The Perfect Brew

Step by step instructions help home brewers to create the perfect, customized brew. Recipes are available to create your favorite type of beer including Oktoberfest, pale ale, Irish stout and more. Or, if you prefer to create your own recipe, the Web site has all the ingredients so you can get everything you need, all in one place.

Start brewing your own beer today by visiting www. Most orders are shipped same day, so you can brew great beer right away.


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Submitted by SadInAmerica on Wed, 03/12/2008 - 8:06am.