So without further ado, let's break down the reasons on how home brewing can help you cut costs You typically start by purchasing a brewing kit. It's an investment on your part, so you should consider first whether you're willing to brew your own beer long term. Since you'll be spending on equipment, you might as well use it for a long span of time. There are actually available pots designed for brewing in the supply market, but an ordinary pot will do so long as it can hold at least one galloon of mixture or liquid. 2. Spatula or ladle and big spoon with long handle are necessary for the mixing and stirring process. You may use ordinary kitchen ladle or the specially designed for brewing. When you use a higher temperature during this stage of home brewing, there will be a reduced effect of the beta amylase and as such there will be larger amounts of sugar in your beers. And finally; When you want to have a full bodied home brew, the recommendation by many is to use the low attenuation yeast strain. Over all, a book on home brewing is the best place to start with the hobby. Brew Kettle No home brewer will ever leave without a good brew kettle. It's what you use to boil the beer. Most home brewed recipes start with 5 gallons, so you'll need a stainless steel pot that could contain that much. If you've moved on with brewing 6 to 8 gallon-recipes, a larger pot would do the job. And as such, this doesn't carry the usual burnt flavor associated with the black malt. Use this grain if the intent is to home brew a beer that has a nutty kick to it. Roasted barley. Here's how the roasted barley is processed. The grains are roasted in the oven and these grains are subjected to high temperature until the right color is achieved. Carefully clean old bottles with the use of the bottle brush. The brush can be used to reach hard-to-reach bottom of the bottle, the site of accumulated molds. After cleaning with the help of the brush, its best to sanitize the bottles again. Learn to use the fining agents before you bottle the brew.