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About beer making kits

Beer making kits provide you with the basic ingredients that you need to make your own home-brew. Whether you're just getting started with beer making or you're a seasoned pro, a beer making kit can help you get the items that you need for a tasty beverage. You can order a complete beer making kit through Instacart and quickly get all the ingredients that you need to make your own brew.

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Buy your favorite beer making kits online with Instacart. Order beer making kits from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs About Beer Making Kits

Certain elements in your beer making kit may have an expiration date. Check each part of the kit individually if you've had it for more than a month to make sure everything is still good.

Vacuum-sealed hop pellets last for about four weeks at room temperature, but you can store them for two to four years in the fridge and up to five years in the freezer. If you're not sure you'll use the hops in your kit right away, put the pellets in the freezer to extend their lifespan.

Stored at temperatures under 90°F, liquid malt extract can last up to two years. Dry beer yeast may last for up to a year unopened. However, once opened you must refrigerate the yeast and use it within four months. You must keep liquid yeast in the refrigerator. Stored properly, it will typically last three to four months.

Yes, you can purchase a beer making kit regardless of your age, as it does not contain alcohol. It is legal for anyone over the age of 18 to brew beer at home. However, you cannot legally drink a home-brew unless you're 21 years of age.

Most beer making kits come with enough ingredients to make 5 gallons of beer. However, kits can vary greatly by manufacturer, so it's important to check the packaging to determine exactly how much beer you will be able to make with your kit. Kits are also available for making just one gallon of beer or for making 2.5 gallons.

In some cases, the ingredients needed to make a home-brew cost less than the equivalent amount of commercially made beer. However, this doesn't account for the cost of the additional equipment needed to brew beer at home. Much of this equipment can be reused, so it's difficult to estimate how much of the expense you would attribute to any particular batch. The more you use your brewing equipment, the less each gallon of beer costs.

Another expense that's not factored into brewing beer at home is the cost of your time and effort. If you enjoy the process of brewing beer and consider it an enjoyable pastime, you may not be concerned with the hours that you put into brewing. However, if you're brewing beer purely for the cost savings, you may want to account for the opportunity cost when you spend your time brewing.

Many brewers anxiously awaiting signs of fermentation may begin to worry after the first 24 hours. However, it can take up to 72 hours for a brew to show visible signs of fermentation. While beers often begin to ferment in just 6-8 hours, you shouldn't assume that something is wrong until a full three days have passed.

If your beer hasn't started fermenting in 72 hours, you should begin troubleshooting. Make sure that the fermenting vessel is airtight and the beer is between 17-24°C. If these conditions are present, the next step is typically to add more yeast. Once your brew is complete, keep in mind that it will usually take another three to four weeks for the beers to carbonate.

If you're interested in getting started with home brewing, you can have convenient beer making kits delivered to your home through Instacart. Instacart offers same-day delivery from a variety of participating retailers. Start shopping in the Instacart app or on the Instacart website now!
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