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
Lesson 2: Brewing Ingredients
Lesson 3: Brewing Equipment
You are on Lesson 4: Sanitation
Learn the difference between cleaning and sanitizing and what types of products are recommended for use on your homebrew equipment. Proper cleaning and sanitation saves your beer from many issues including off-flavors and smells.
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