The process is much simpler than what you think, and this is the main reason why home brewers are on the rise in the United States and in many countries. Several equipment for use in home brewing are on the rise, and there is a growing of materials available online ready to be downloaded. Now, it's easier to concoct your own brew. It was only when President Carter passed the 1979 Cranston Act that home brewing beer got legalized again, partly due to the proliferation of crime involving beer smuggling cartels in the previous years. Home brewing hobby shops had steadily increased in number in the intervening years. In 1981, home brewing hobby shops have amounted to 150. In order to take your hobby to the next level, then what you can do is to participate in trade shows and you can even join competitions. And if you are lucky, then a commercial bottler of beer may take notice and may even carry your brew nationally! In the end, what matters is your dedication to your hobby and everything will just fall into place. Learn to use the fining agents before you bottle the brew. These fining agents are helpful since this will help you reduce the sediment in the bottles. But make sure that these agents are added before you add the brew. It is best to weigh the priming sugar that will be used. Don't arbitrarily add sugar. Home brewing Kits And Equipment As much as a cook needs his pans and kitchen utensils, a home brewer needs brewing equipment to produce good quality beverages. The following are the most essential items: A Brewing Guide Recipes are needed to create homebrewed drinks. And a guide is the best source for such. When shopping, make sure that the kettle that you will get should be at least 16 quarts. Funnel. This is used for transferring your beer from the kettle to the carboy. This makes home brewing stress-free. Tubing. You will definitely need tubing for the home brewing activity. There are two kinds of tubing that you may need for this purpose.