Proper hygiene is needed for this one. Not only to ones own personal body but also on how he deals making and brewing beers. Most commonly since everybody on the planet love beers. So you have to keep everything tidy before you start the experimentation. You also have to keep your hands clean while handling the supplies and all.
You have to sterilize the utensils that you will be using. Not only wash it with the use of the old method of cleaning. But also to sanitize all of them by soaking them in a hot water after you have washed them. With that, the microorganisms that have cleaved onto their surfaces will be killed.
It is strongly advised that you keep the brew log, no matter how simple it is, your recipe. This will give you the opportunity to improve your craft., And hopefully, will soon give you the chance to perfect the brew. Who knows, you might even earn through the homemade liquor of yours.
Being the beginner that you are, there is the need for you to master the basics before you jump into the more advanced process. You need to take heed into the fermentation, the beers, and the yeast. You should master the procedure for the basic brewing. And move on to advanced process after acing it.
You should always consider the control or monitoring of the fermentation or the temperature. This is needed so that you will achieve the desired result. In this matter, the hydrometer shall be utilized and not the airlock activity. The latter can be the gauge but not the end all. You have to be all tool for fermentation.
Cliche has it, practice makes perfect. In this matter, you have to do the process again and again and improve what has to be improved after you tasted every kit. Better yet, you can asked a closed friend or a chum to taste the booze so to give you the necessary feedback for improvement of your craft.
Sure you will be encountering a lot of problems but you got to under that you made them all efficient. You need to redo the process and undo the things that you should not do that might affect the taste. You should again keep the records of the dos and don’ts as a guide for your own future use.
And lastly, always use the right home brewing supplies. The cost of them will vary depending on the brand that you bought. You must ask the shop about the suggested materials that they can give you. They are the manufacturer after all, so that means, they know things better than you do.