I am a newbie home brewer!

Yes – after years of thinking about homebrew I’ve finally decided to take the challenge and brew my own beer. Ok – to be honest – not completely “own”, I will start with a beer kit, but anyway, I still consider this to be my first self brewed ale. And to continue with honesty – my decision was not completely my “own” either – I got this beer kit as a gift for Xmas, but instead of...