Learn to brew with the American Homebrewers Association's director Gary Glass. Watch these short 3 minute videos to learn the basics of homebrewing. You can also find these instructions in our free magazine Zymurgy: An Introduction to Homebrewing.
Lesson 1: Introduction
You are on Lesson 2: Brewing Ingredients
Gary provides descriptions of each of the four main ingredients used in brewing beer at home: water, malt, hops and yeast. He discusses the difference between brewing with malt versus malt extract as well as the different forms of hops and yeast available at your local homebrew supply shop.
Lesson 3: Brewing Equipment
Lesson 4: Sanitation
Lesson 5: Brewing Your First Batch of Beer Part I
Lesson 6: Brewing Your First Batch of Beer Part II
Lesson 7: Managing Fermentation
Lesson 8: Preparing to Bottle Your Beer
Lesson 9: Bottling Your Beer