The Beer is Almost Here

My first real post will be about the beer making I am experimenting with. I purchased a Mr. Beer kit as an easy, affordable first step in home brewing after a good amount of research. The instructions are simple and each kit makes about 2 gallons of unfiltered beer. The process is simple: dissolve the booster (corn syrup) into hot water, then stir in the hopped malt extract to create the wort. Pour the mixture and the yeast into the fermenter, then stir after sitting for 5 minutes. Doesn't get much simpler than that. Below are some blurrycam pics of the this first batch, a yet unnamed blonde ale. Now it's just a waiting game as the yeast converts the sugars in the wort to alcohol and carbon dioxide. Being my first batch, I was impatient and only let the beer ferment for 8 days, the low end of the recommended range. The kit includes 8 1-liter dark plastic bottles. Using the...
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