Home Brew Equipment

So you want to brew your own beer at home, but not sure what is required?

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The bare essentials to get your brew going:

Home Brew Equipment Checklist

  • 30ltr plastic fermenter & lid
  • Tap (depending on bottling or barrelling – see below)
  • Airlock
  • Adhesive digital thermometer
  • Hydrometer & Jar
  • Plastic spoon
  • Sterilising Solution

So, you’ve got the gear, still no idea?

Choose the beer you want to make and follow the instructions to make your brew.

Once your brew has fermented, you need to either bottle it or put it in a barrel. The equipment required differs slightly:

Home Brew Bottling Equipment

Your brew is ready to be bottled, there are different bottles you can buy, PET bottles, plastic and re-usable, glass bottles. Also any beer bottles you have finished with can be used.


  • Tap
  • Syphon Tube

Bottling Stick:

  • Little Bottler with tap


  • Bottles
  • Caps
  • Capper

If you want to store your beer in a barrel, then you need the same syphoning equipment and a barrel.

Follow any kit instructions for the secondary fermentation process.

That is the bare essential guide to the kit required to make home brew.