Who else wants to start brewing their own beer at home without having to spend hours learning the entire brewing process or buying complex home brewing equipment?
Brewing scientists and professional brewmasters have put together various kits which anyone can take to start brewing their own beer at home. Each one has their own advantages and disadvantages and I’m about to cover and review each one of them.
First off, the advantage all these kits have over traditional home brewing (extract brewing or all-grain brewing) is that you can get great beer, fast, simple and easy… There is no kitchen required, no boiling of ingredients and the beer is usually done in about 7-10 days!
You can brew dozens of different styles of beer at a fraction of the cost of commercially available beer…
The first kit you can look at is the beer machine. This is an all-in-one kit that ferments, conditions and dispenses beer. It brews up to 28 12oz bottles of beer which has been continuously improved over the last 20 years.
The design has allowed brewing to become a 1-2-3 step process.
1. Pour water into the airtight beer machine cask
2. Add beer mix
3. Seal and wait 7-10 days to serve and drink.
Similarly Mr. Beer has prepared a kit with the only difference being that one must bottle the beer after it has been fermented. The kit comes with 8 reusable plastic 1-liter bottles and screw caps. They are specifically designed to withstand pressure from carbonated beverages.
The kit makes approximately 2 gallons of beer and the ingredients are also less expensive than