Homebrewing Ingredients

The primary ingredients in making beer are grains, hops, yeast and water. You don't have to stop there. Here you can learn about the various types of ingredients using in beer making.

Grains & Sugars

Grains and other fermenatable sugars are the back bone of a beer recipe. They provide the sugar for the yeast to convert in to alchol. They also create color and flavor.

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Hops are dried flowers which give the beer flavor and aroma. They also act as a natural preservative.

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Yeast is a single-celled organism which converts the sugers in the fermentables into alchol and carbon-dioxide.

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Miscellaneous ingredients include herbs, spices, flavor extracts or clarifying agents.

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