Your First Brew Part 2: Extract Brewing

Okay, so you’ve gone to your local home-brew store, online retailer or bat-shit cray-cray guy in the neighborhood and secured all the required equipment that I talked about last week.  You might, at this point, be looking at the pile of buckets, carboys, tubing, brushes and other bits and pieces that you cannot even identify and The Fear might be creeping inside. Don’t worry. Grab a beer, we will get through this. First you need…

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Your First Brew Part 1:

The Gathering Okay, so you’re fired up. You’re ready to embark on the journey to turn your humble abode into a fully functioning brewery. You’ve got a six pack in the fridge and dreams swirling in your noggin. So how exactly does one begin? Well, first, you need all the ‘Stuff. A basic beginner kit is available at most homebrew stores and is fairly inexpensive. It’s also possible to locate pieces and parts from folks…

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Why HomeBrew?

This is the best time and place for a beer lover to be alive. I mean ever.  In history.  We are experiencing the height of the American Craft Beer Revolution and with it a flood of flavorful libations; everything from long-lost historical styles to brews using experimental ingredients and techniques that are being developed as we speak. If there is a new and interesting flavor that can be extracted from some combination of grain, hops,…

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Homebrewing Lessons

Craft Brewers of Boise offers lessons for the beginner, Intermediate or even expert homebrewer. There are always new ways to learn and we help you achieve the best results. Look into our homebrew classes and schedule your next brew day. We will spend our time walking you through the process and at the end, you will take home 5 gallons of your own beer.

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