Instructions for brewing:

Depending on the Recipe, some Steps may not be needed, the following instruction describes the common procedure of brewing.

Step one consists of Fermenting the fresh Ingredients.

  1. Place Cauldron over a Fire or other heat source
  2. Fill it with water
  3. Add Ingredients with a rightclick
  4. Wait a few minutes while they ferment
  5. Fill in glass bottles

Use a clock on a cauldron, if you want to know the time the ingredients have been fermenting.

Some Recipes don't need distilling.

  1. Put the bottle with ferment into the brewing stand
  2. Put glowstone dust as filter on top into the brewing stand (The filter will not be consumed)

A barrel is needed for aging.

The Minecraft-Barrel can be used for aging of a few brews. Simply craft and place the barrel und put the brews inside.

You can also build bigger barrels. They can be built in two ways:

Use 8 wooden stairs to build a barrel shape.

Place a Sign on the lower right side and write “Barrel” in the upper Line:

Message “Barrel created” should appear.

Use 5 Fences, 16 Wooden stairs, and 18 wood planks to build a barrel shape. Attach a Spigot (Fence) and a Sign that has “Barrel” written on the first Line:

Message “Barrel created” should appear
You may remove the Sign from the Big Barrel after creating it.

Open the Barrel by clicking on it.

Put the Bottles into the Barrels for aging.
Depending on the Recipe, the Type of wood used for building the barrel may alter the quality of the aged Brew.

The vanilla minecraft barrel is always of wood type oak.

The Barrel should not be destroyed while aging, as it would leak the brews.


The Amount of Alcohol inside the Brew will be applied to the player when drinking. A pop up on screen will show you how drunk you are and what quality the brews you drank were:

Depending on the quality of it, that may have different effects.

  • The Player may not be able to walk normally anymore.
  • Effects like Blindness, Confusion, Poison etc. occur
  • The Chat will be altered depending on drunkeness.
  • If the Alcohol particularly strong, it may have poisonous effects
  • After drinking a lot, there is a chance of vomiting

Brew Sealing - for shop plugins

You can just give your created Brews to other Players and they might even put them back into a Barrel to keep ageing them. But most Shop-Plugins require sold items to be exactly equal and this is where sealing comes in. Imagine it like putting a seal on the bottle.

  • To sell Brews using Shop-Plugins, you will need to seal them using the Brew Sealing Table.
  • It is crafted with 2 Bottles over 4 Planks
  • Putting a Brew into the Sealing table will equalize it, making it equal to other Brews that have been brewed similarly.
  • Sealed Brews cannot be aged or modified any further and they don't show their details anymore

Getting Sober

After drinking it takes a while until the alcohol is completely gone. During that time the alcohol level is steadily decreasing. To Sober up faster, drink milk or eat bread
If the alcohol was not of best quality, you may face some bad type of hangover (slowness and hunger).


  • /brew info - Used to check how drunk you are

Important Information

  • Please do not have anything in your offhand when you brew. It will get consumed by the cauldron.
  • For aging, years refer to minecraft days [20 minutes] - which show up as years on the barrel i.e. 3 years of age time = 60 minutes. This will show up as “3 years barrel aged” on the brew
  • Retired brews cannot be turned into brew trader and will no longer have any effects. Once retired a brew can be kept as a memento only.

All information taken from the Brewery plugin wiki.

  • towny/brewery/tutorial.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/12/07 13:35
  • by dream