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How To Make Alcoholic Drinks At Home (Steps)

You can make your own alcohol at home after President Kenyatta ordered closure of clubs and Bars. Here's how;

Ethanol is the most used component in making alcohol. It's made through fermentation of sugars. The method i will describe in this article is similar to the one used in brewing beer, whiskey and wine.

At the end of this article you will learn how to make pure and clean Alcohol. Make sure your equipments and ingredients are sterilized to avoid body contamination or possible poisoning.


Distilled water, Sugar, and Yeast

The amounts used depends on the amount of alcohol you want to produce. Distilled water is essential to prevent introduction of microbes.


Weigh scale, Sufuria, Heat source (gas cylinder) fermentation vessel


1) Weigh about 250grams of sugar per 1 litre of water.

2) Add about 2 litres of water to a bowl, heat it up to about 50°C. Don't let it boil.

3) Start adding sugar to the hot water. Keep the heat on & keep adding sugar until it's all dissolved, and the solution is colourless or clear. The point here is to make sure all the sugar has dissolved.

4) Remove the pot from the heat source and allow the solution to cool down a little.

5) Transfer the sugar solution to the vessel you want the fermentation to take place. It can be air tight bottle, air tight bucket or anything that you could close tightly after putting your solution. After putting your solution to the vessel of your choice allow the solution to cool fully before closing the lid

6) Mix the yeast with water in a separate container; 300ml of water for 1 spoon of yeast. It's recommend to use water that is around 40°C. Please note that very hot water will kill the microorganisms in the yeast. Allow the mixture to settle for 20-25 minutes.

7) Pour the yeast in the fermentation vessel and top off the water depending on the quantity of alcohol you want.

8) Mix the suspension totally by shaking the vessel or a cooking stick.

9) Now close the vessel using your lid and make sure it's air tight.

10) Store the vessel for 1 or 2 weeks and check it after those days lapses.

11) Distill the suspension and enjoy your beer.

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