Getting into the homebrewing hobby can feel like quite a commitment. Between the equipment and the time it takes to brew, you want your first few batches to come out right. Follow these tips to start your adventures in homebrewing off on the right foot.
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Once a year, you should go through your homebrewing gear and make sure everything is clean and working right. It feels good to go into a deep-cleaning mode from time to time to make sure you're not picking up off flavors from your kettle or worse—infections from equipment that should have been discarded.
Are you excited to start kegging your homebrew instead of washing bottles every time you brew? A kegging system can save you time and it's great for impressing family and friends, but it can be a little more complex than using low-tech bottles. Here are a few details you'll have to check to get your system working perfectly.