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Ready to learn how to make beer? We'll teach you everything you need to know to make your first batch. Learn about the brewing process, equipment needed, beer ingredients, and more. With a little bit of knowledge, you'll be sipping on your very first homebrew before you know it!

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November 12, 2019

How to Make Beer

Clean. Brew. Ferment. Bottle. It's as easy as that. If you can make mac 'n' cheese, you can brew beer.Read More

Clean. Brew. Ferment. Bottle. It's as easy as that. If you can make mac 'n' cheese, you can brew beer.Read More

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June 17, 2019

Starter Kit Buyer's Guide

What's the best starter kit for your first batch of homebrew? This guide walks through the features of each kit to help you make the perfect brew for you.Read More

What's the best starter kit for your first batch of homebrew? This guide walks through the features of each kit to he...Read More

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May 20, 2019

Brewing Terms You Should Know

As you'll come to learn, brewing has its on language. From wort to LME to dry hops, here's some common brewing terms you can add to your lexicon.Read More

As you'll come to learn, brewing has its on language. From wort to LME to dry hops, here's some common brewing terms ...Read More

November 15, 2019

The "I'd Rather Be Brewing" Holiday Gift Guide

Don't just give them a shiny box to unwrap. Give them an experience.Read More

Don't just give them a shiny box to unwrap. Give them an experience.Read More

August 06, 2019

What now? Beyond the Starter Kit

So, you've brewed your first batch of homebrew. Maybe even your second or third. Now it's time to step up your game and take brewing to the next level.Read More

So, you've brewed your first batch of homebrew. Maybe even your second or third. Now it's time to step up your game a...Read More

July 16, 2019

Starter Kit Video Instructions

Your beer starter kit just arrived on your doorstep. Now what? Watch the unboxing of Northern Brewer's most popular beer making kits.Read More

Your beer starter kit just arrived on your doorstep. Now what? Watch the unboxing of Northern Brewer's most popular b...Read More

June 28, 2019

Northern Brewer Brewing Starter Kit Videos

Whether you want to brew a little beer or a lot of beer, these videos will teach you how to get started with an all-in-one beer making kit.Read More

Whether you want to brew a little beer or a lot of beer, these videos will teach you how to get started with an all-i...Read More

April 17, 2019

Beer Yeast Attenuation

Attenuation refers to the quantity of sugar that's fermented by yeast. This can be very helpful when selecting a yeast strain for a recipe.Read More

Attenuation refers to the quantity of sugar that's fermented by yeast. This can be very helpful when selecting a yeas...Read More

March 29, 2019

5 Legendary Reactions to Opening a Craft Beer Kit

The 2018 Limited Edition beer making kit is sold out, but keep your eyes peeled as Santa's brew elves are preparing the 2019 version.Read More

The 2018 Limited Edition beer making kit is sold out, but keep your eyes peeled as Santa's brew elves are preparing t...Read More

March 15, 2019

Brewing with a Small Batch Brewing Kit

We have made the entry into Starter Kits even easier and removed the obstacles that may have been stopping you from brewing your own beer!Read More

We have made the entry into Starter Kits even easier and removed the obstacles that may have been stopping you ...Read More

March 14, 2019

Brewing with a Deluxe Brewing Starter Kit

The best-selling beer starter kit in the history of beer. 20 years, thousands of brewers. Tried. Tested. Loved.Read More

The best-selling beer starter kit in the history of beer. 20 years, thousands of brewers. Tried. Tested. Loved.Read More

March 12, 2019

Brewing with a Brew Share Enjoy™ Starter Kit

This starter kit was designed by brewers to make it possible for anyone, anywhere to create an incredible batch of beer from the comfort of home.Read More

This starter kit was designed by brewers to make it possible for anyone, anywhere to create an incredible batch of be...Read More

October 23, 2018

Pitching Beer Yeast

Once the wort has been topped off and aerated, it is time to pitch the yeast. Pitching is the term brewers use for adding yeast to wort.Read More

Once the wort has been topped off and aerated, it is time to pitch the yeast. Pitching is the term brewers use for ad...Read More

October 23, 2018

Transfer

Once the fermenter and equipment has been decontaminated and the wort chilled, it is time to transfer the wort from the kettle to the fermenter.Read More

Once the fermenter and equipment has been decontaminated and the wort chilled, it is time to transfer the wort ...Read More

October 23, 2018

Decontaminate

Now that our wort is cooling off, it is time to prepare the fermenter and equipment for the fermentation. Read More

Now that our wort is cooling off, it is time to prepare the fermenter and equipment for the fermentation. Read More

October 23, 2018

Cooling

Once the boil is over, you will need to cool the wort to prepare it for pitching the yeast. Read More

Once the boil is over, you will need to cool the wort to prepare it for pitching the yeast. Read More

October 23, 2018

Let's Brew

To prepare "wort" by boiling malt and hops, chill the wort and pitch the yeast.Read More

To prepare "wort" by boiling malt and hops, chill the wort and pitch the yeast.Read More

October 23, 2018

The Boil

After you have steeped your grains, it is time to get boiling.  Crank the heat to high.  Read More

After you have steeped your grains, it is time to get boiling.  Crank the heat to high.  Read More

October 23, 2018

Preparation

Ensure you have the necessary equipment and ingredients to proceed with brewing.Read More

Ensure you have the necessary equipment and ingredients to proceed with brewing.Read More

October 23, 2018

Homebrew Video Library

Here in our Video Homebrew Videos Library you'll find beer brewing and wine making videos to help you become a better brewer.Read More

Here in our Video Homebrew Videos Library you'll find beer brewing and wine making videos to help you become a ...Read More

October 23, 2018

Brew. SHARE. Enjoy. Starter Kit

This homebrew starter kit includes everything you need to make your very own beer at home. Watch as our experts introduce everything included in the beer kit!Read More

This homebrew starter kit includes everything you need to make your very own beer at home. Watch as our experts intro...Read More

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