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.
How to kill them, it does not only limit to actually washing them with the soap and the water. Rather, you have to sanitize them through the use of the hot water. Yes, you will need to sterilize them so that all the bacteria and the microorganisms that have formed will all be killed and stopped from procreation.
Sure the recipe is only simple and you only used the simple ingredients. However, do not underestimate your power to mix the drinks. Who knows, some people, even the multi millionaire found it tasty and unique compare to the other drinks they tried. With this, you can automatically tweak your procedure or recipe to perfect the craft.
And with the ingredients that you are ought to use, you have to give your focus on the yeast, fermentation, and the beers that you will use. Do not stick to large beers since you are just starting. Or you might create a complete mess out of it. Not to mention, create bad tasting home brewed.
With the fermentation and temperature control, you may have to use the hydrometer to monitor the fermentation. Do not use the airlock activity for it is not efficient for the monitoring purposes. Sure you can use that as a gauge but not the end all. There is the right tool for this and that shall be used.
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 you shall never forget the importance of the home brewing supplies. Just like the proper gears that are used in other field of interest, you need to use the right kind of tool for this. This will contribute lot to the process of fermentation. And the cost of the supplies are going to vary on brands.