How to Brew Your Own Beer

Written by Bill Kaplan


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3.Fermentation This isrepparttar most important step to beer brewing. Insertrepparttar 148871 yeast intorepparttar 148872 wort and leave it for approximately one week. If you userepparttar 148873 correct amount of yeast, you will notice foam throughoutrepparttar 148874 liquid withinrepparttar 148875 first 24 hours. This foam indicates thatrepparttar 148876 beer is fermenting accordingly.

4.Storage Store your beer in tanks or package it in bottles or kegs until it is ready for consumption.

Bill Kaplan spends most of his free time researching and practicing the art of beer brewing and wine making and serves as a contributing editor for the Beer Brewing and Wine Making website. The site also offers information on different types of beer making supplies.


Making Wine Like a Pro

Written by Bill Kaplan


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2.Adjustrepparttar Juice This is a crucial step inrepparttar 148870 wine-making process. You must measurerepparttar 148871 acid content using your titration kit. The ideal level is 6 to 7 grams per liter for red wine and 6.5 to 7.5 per liter for white wine. Youll want to regulaterepparttar 148872 sugar level by measuring it with your hydrometer from time to time. Sugar levels should remain at 22 for both red and white wines. The fermentation should remain around 70-degrees-Fahrenheit for basic red wines. Abiding by these temperatures will ensure thatrepparttar 148873 process goes smoothly. 3.Rackrepparttar 148874 Wine Insert your clear plastic hose intorepparttar 148875 wine jug and attach it torepparttar 148876 opening ofrepparttar 148877 other (empty) sanitized jug. Siphonrepparttar 148878 wine from one jug torepparttar 148879 other in order to keeprepparttar 148880 wine in a completely sanitized container. Next, fitrepparttar 148881 jug with a bung and fermentation lock. This step may take some time, but its important to be slow and careful so you dont stir uprepparttar 148882 sediment. Letrepparttar 148883 wine sit for an extended period of time (some people choose to wait weeks or even months). 4.Bottlerepparttar 148884 Wine Bottling your wine isrepparttar 148885 easy part. Simply siphon your wine fromrepparttar 148886 jug into your wine bottles. Be sure to leave about 2-inches atrepparttar 148887 top of every bottle, otherwise it will cause overflow whenrepparttar 148888 cork is inserted. To cork your wine bottles simply insert a cork intorepparttar 148889 hand corker, positionrepparttar 148890 corker overrepparttar 148891 lever and insert. 5.Drink and Enjoy!

Bill Kaplan spends most of his free time researching and practicing the art of beer brewing and wine making and serves as a contributing editor for the Beer Brewing and Wine Making website. The site also offers information on making wine.


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