Very new- help

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    Brewer #224116 New Member

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    i brewed one batch of porter about six years ago- had two kids and packed it all up. I just recently got the bug to start brewing again. Pretty sure I have everything. Nothing fancy. Trew Brew beginners kit but why do have three buckets?
    Hmmm

    I will go through and clean everything- check for dry rot on the gaskets. But any tips for jumping again?
     
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    Craigerrr Well-Known Member

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    I watched a bunch of videos leading up to my first batch a little over a year ago, helped me a lot. My first kit was a Northern Brewer starter kit with ingredients for an extract batch with some steeping grains. They had a good video online that helped too. Three buckets... Fermenter, bottling bucket, and maybe one to sit on? Good luck, keep us posted on your progress!
     
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    Looks like two fermenting buckets. Maybe I planned to make twice as much.

    Thanks for the respond. Any tips on good ingredient kits
     
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    Craigerrr Well-Known Member

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    Do you have a local home brew shop? If you do, stopping in to talk about what you want to brew, and how you plan to brew it might help. You could also buy a kit online. Are you planning on doing an extract brew?
     
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    I should point out that there is a beginner's brewing tutorial thread right here on Brewers Friend. It is right above this very post.
     
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    How's the porter :p.
    As Craig pointed out there is a brew torial it might help a bit for the step by step kinda thing and ya man Palmer we all know he wrote the bible on brewing kinda:).
    Cheers were all ears (well eyes really) if you run into any trouble.​
     
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    Do a kit. Find something light, fizzy and yellow and brew it until it comes out the same every time. You won't do that, so here's my next bit of advice: Replace everything rubber or plastic and become OCD about sanitation.
     

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