• Part 1: Equipment


  • Now, before anyone can start their first batch, your going to need some equipment. Here’s a list of everything you’ll need to get going:

    • Fermenting Bucket (at least 5 gallons, most are plastic)
    • Sanitizer
    • Rack and Siphoning tube
    • Stainless Steel Pot
    • Glass Carboy (optional)
    • Airlock
    • Bottle Capper & Bottles

    Like any hobby, there are varying degrees in quality and prices for this equipment. You don’t have to spend too much when you get started, you can always upgrade to nicer equipment later.

    There are lots of great kits you can buy that have the things you need included. With plenty of options for buying online, or you can pick this stuff up at your local home brew supply store.

    Now it’s time for Part 2