For some people, home brewing can conjure up some idea of a bunch of rednecks in the woods brewing their own beer. This isn’t entirely true.
The old adage goes, “if you can boil water, you can brew beer”.
Many of your neighbors or friends may have home brewed at one point or another. This is actually how I got into home brewing. My friend was home brewing and I thought I would give it a try.
I’ve been hooked ever since.
According to the American Homebrewers Association, estimates say 1 million people brew their own beer or wine at least once a year in the United States alone. There are many reasons to brew your own beer, but let’s get started with the bare bones basics: how to brew.
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