According to the New York Times, a grassroots phenomenon has fueled the revival of craft beers in America over the past 30 years. Whether you’re into lagers or ales, the craft of homebrewing beer is within your reach — so grab your beer stein and prepare to make this art form your next hobby. You might have tried a great beer recently and want to know how to create something similar. With the various innovative methods outlined in this book, brewing like the pros is now easier than ever. The Complete Guide to Brewing Your Own Beer at Home will explain the important differences between equipment pieces and make your experienced streamlined so you can avoid common beginner mistakes. You will be able to start small and gradually learn to make more complex ales, lagers, and stouts over time, all while having a fun experience. This book will guide any prospective brewmaster through the process of making a unique brew — from inception to first pour. Making your own beer has many advantages, starting with the low cost and the control you have over the maturity, strength, types, and volume of your creation. All of the rules and guidelines for homebrewing have been laid out for you, along with the fascinating history of this popular beverage. Learn about hops, malts, and barley and why these three ingredients can make or break your beer. You will learn about each piece of equipment you will need, how different amounts of yeast will affect your beer, which grains and malts to use, and where you can buy your own depending on needs and location. By the end of your journey, you will have a tasty creation to call your own.