Step 5 — Learn the Basics of Brewing

Learn the basic science, culture, and history of brewing. This 41-minute video from How Stuff Works is packed with important facts and is the best investment you can make in your brewing education. As you watch, notice the passion that each brewer invests in their beer. Once you have watched the video, use the infographic below as a quick-reference study guide until you know the ingredients and steps involved in the brewing process by heart. Thanks to How Stuff Works for this great introduction to brewing.

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Learning To Brew Beer

Brewing Process