Q: what ingredients are in the kit?
A: The ingredients will vary based on the type of beer you choose for the free recipe but will include steeping grains, malt extract, hops and a yeast packet to use on the batch
Q: Why does the "Free Yeast for Recipe Kit" add $3.99?
A: this was a system error that has been corrected so the yeast will be added for free if you refresh the browser page
Q: How much does the kit weigh including packaging ?
A: This kit weighs approximately 9 pounds.
Q: Also what are the dimensions of the box packing ?
A: This box is 27" x 13.5" x 12.5".
Q: Do you supply the bottling caps with this kit?
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Q: What is the approximate alcohol percentage per recipe? Are they all the same or do they vary? I'm particularly interested in the chocolate stout!
A: Hi there, every recipe varies. The recipes offered with these kit are usually between 4 and 6% alcohol. The chocolate stout should be about 4.3% alcohol. Thanks!
Q: Can you use both all grain and extract recipes in this kit? If not, what kit/add-on will allow me to do all grain?
A: This is a basic starter kit geared for extract brewing. For all grain you definitely need a bit more equipment. Check out Upgrade #7 (Item #99-3491), this might be closer to what you're looking for.
Q: It says the kit includes a "bottling set-up". Does this mean it comes with a bottle filler?
A: Filler, capper, and bottling bucket included.
Q: Do you get all things you need for brewing in your free recipe kit, like yeast and sanitizer, and if not how can I get it?
A: Sanitizer would be included in the hardware portion of the kit, so it would not need to be added to this product. If you would like to order additional it can be found in the brewing Equipment tab under sanitizers and cleaners
Q: Does this kit include the Auto-siphon? The image shows only a racking cane.
A: This unit does include the auto siphon, the photos have not been updated yet to show this change.
Q: Is the no-rinse cleanser all you need to keep your equipment sanitary, or would I need to buy extra sanitation equipment?
A: You can use a no rinse one step cleanser to clean and sanitize all of your equipment ( Item Number 24-6019# ), though this kit only comes with a small package.
Q: How long (how many days) does it take to brew a batch with this beginner kit?
A: Most extract batches would be finished fermenting/clearing in a couple weeks, and then ready to bottle (which takes 2-3 weeks to properly bottle condition). You will need a brew pot, heat source, bottles, caps, cleaner/sanitizer, and a recipe along with this kit to properly brew a batch of beer.
Q: What is the size of the tubing included?
A: This siphon tubing that comes with this kit is 5/16" ID.
Q: the kit conatains sanitizer or we have to add it?
A: This kit comes with 8 oz of sanitizer to get you started.
Q: I saw the question that said the beginner homebrew kit has all the things you need to start- should I also get the 5 gallon stainless steel pot though?
A: You will need a brew pot to complete any extract or all grain brew recipe you choose to brew, other than some pre-hopped extract recipes out of a can. I apologize for the confusion.