A review of the perfect beginners homebrew kit
This homebrew starter kit is the well known Woodforde’s Wherry Micro Brewery. As it is a beginners homebrew kit, it contains everything needed to make your first batch of beer. After that you will have all of the equipment you need for subsequent batches and you can then try some of the many different beers available.
The homebrew starter kit comes complete with the basic starter equipment you will need to make your first batch of Woodforde’s Wherry. It even contains the beer kit itself, normally around the ?20 mark so it really is good value. You don’t need to add any extra sugar with this kit and so all you need to supply is the water.
So what exactly do you get in this beginners homebrew kit?
This beginners pack comes complete with the award winning Woodfordes Wherry Beer Kit and everything needed to turn it into 40 pints of premium real ale. It comes complete with all the equipment you need, plus a 3KG Woodforde’s beer kit.
The kit includes
- 25 Litre brewing bin
- Woodfordes Wherry beer kit
- 40 pint barrel
What is it all for?
25 Litre brewing bin – used to make the beer in, you just add the Woodfordes kit, water and yeast into this bin and llet it ferment for about a week.
paddle – a long spoon for stirring the brew.
Syphon – used to transfer the beer from the brewing bin to the barrel where it is left for about 2 weeks after which it is ready to drink.
Steriliser – a powder used to make up a solution in which all of your equipment is sterilised prior to use. There is enough in here for several subsequent brews.
Hydrometer – used to test the sugar content of the beer to determine whether it has finished brewing.
Woodforde’s Wherry beer kit – the actual beer mix. The box contains 2 cans of malt and the yeast sacher, enough to make about 40 pints.
40 pint barrel – used to store the beer during the latter stages of fermentation and during drinking.
Will I need to buy anything else with this beginners homebrew kit?
No, that’s it apart from the water. As you get more interested in the hobby of brewing beer, you will find that there are odds and ends you need. If you just want to go on making Woodforde’s beers though then just buy another refill beer kit each time.
Can I Brew Different Beers?
Yes of course. Woodfordes Wherry is a great beer to begin with. Not only is it a true real ale but it’s easy and reliable to make and has won numerous awards. However once you have made your first batch, then this kit is perfect for making any of the other types of beer or cider available.
(Some kits will require extra sugar)