How to Home Brew Beer – A step by step guide using an Extract with Specialty Grains Kit

Beer Kit
Ever wanted to brew your own beer at home but was concerned it was too hard or complicated?

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Put those thoughts aside. Coach Chris of WolfMoon Brewing will walk you through step by step on how you can home brew beer using an Extract Kit with Specialty Grains.

We will be showing how to brew a kit obtained from Northern Brewer that is an Extract Kit with Specialty Grains called Obi Ron’s Wheat. Coach Chris will take you step by step through each stage of the process and give explanations of why and how to assist you in avoiding the pitfalls new home brewers can make. Some of these are how to prepare your specialty grains, prepare the extract, how to add your extract to the pot to avoid boil overs, how a spray bottle of water can assist with boil overs, how and when to take your specific gravity readings, when you should put your yeast in (known as pitching), and how and where to store your fermenter to let the yeast do its job efficiently. He’ll also go over the differences of a full quantity boil (shown in the video) and how to modify the process if using a partial quantity boil for those working with smaller boil pots.

So come on along and join the many home brewers out there by making your own beer – you’ll be amazed at how simple and easy it really can be.

Thanks for watching and we’ll see you next brew!! 🍻

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Kettle Volume calculator: https://manskirtbrewing.com/calculators.aspx#kettlevolume
Kit: https://www.northernbrewer.com/products/obi-rons-wheat-extract-beer-recipe-kit
Yeast Used:
Wyeast 1272 All American Ale: https://www.williamsbrewing.com/Home-Brewing-Supplies/Yeast/Wyeast-Liquid-Ale-Yeast/1272-All-American-Ale?afid=95
Fermcap: https://www.williamsbrewing.com/Home-Brewing-Supplies/Additives-Spices-Soda-Extract/Clarifying-Foam-Control/Fermcap-S-Foam-Control?afid=95
Spring Clamps: https://amzn.to/3n9vToH
Propane Burner: https://amzn.to/3n4S7cp
Boil Pot (similar to shown in video): https://amzn.to/33ec6xq
Gloves: https://amzn.to/36etv9i
Wisk: https://amzn.to/3eVhPwt
Strainer: https://amzn.to/3pcXHun
Cooling Coil (similar to shown in video): https://www.williamsbrewing.com/Home-Brewing-Equipment/Wort-Making-Equipment/Wort-Chillers/Copper-Immersion-Wort-Chiller?afid=95
Fermenter: https://www.northernbrewer.com/products/siphonless-big-mouth-bubbler-ported-6-5-gallon
Hydrometer: https://www.williamsbrewing.com/Home-Brewing-Equipment/Testing-Equipment/Hydrometers-Refractometers/Brewers-Edge-Hydrometer?afid=95

Star San (Pint): http://www.williamsbrewing.com/Home-Brewing-Equipment/Sanitation-Cleaning/Cleansers-Sanitizers-Gloves/1-Pint-Star-San-HB-No-Air-Shipment?afid=95
Star San (Quart): http://www.williamsbrewing.com/Home-Brewing-Equipment/Sanitation-Cleaning/Cleansers-Sanitizers-Gloves/1-Quart-Star-San-HB-No-Air-Shipment?afid=95

⏰ Timestamps in This Video ⏰
0:00 Intro
0:23 Kit Overview
1:12 Yeast Preparation
2:00 Water Preparation (for Specialty Grains)
3:15 Specialty Grains – Prep and Steeping
6:22 Adjustments for Partial Quantity Boil (1st)
7:16 Tip-Take Notes
7:40 Liquid Malt Extract (LME) Preparation
7:52 Specialty Grains – Rinsing
9:21 Tip-Don’t squeeze grain bag
10:10 Tip-Fermcap
10:57 Dry Malt Extract – Add to pot
11:54 Liquid Malt Extract – Add to pot
13:24 Start of Boil – Add Hops
13:45 BOIL OVER!
14:57 2nd Hop addition
15:33 Liquid Malt Extract late addition
16:22 3rd Hop addition
16:32 Sanitize Cooling Coil
17:06 Tip-Cleaning gear
17:35 End of boil
18:01 Cooling information
18:22 Adjustment for Partial Quantity Boil (2nd)
19:16 Tip-Sanitation
19:47 Tip-What about 4th pack of hops?
20:44 Hydrometer reading for Starting Gravity
21:49 Transfer wort into Fermenter
22:50 Pitching (adding) the Yeast
23:40 Tip-Keeping lid on Fermenter
24:06 Final Steps & where to store Fermenter
25:00 Closing comments

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