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brewing:

see beerbeer,
alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermenting cereals, especially malted barley, usually with the addition of hops as a flavoring agent and stabilizer. One of the oldest of alcoholic beverages (there is archaeological evidence dating to c.3000 B.C.
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brewing

[′brü·iŋ]
(food engineering)
The process of making beer, ale, and other malt beverages by boiling mashed malt to produce a wort, flavoring the wort with hops, fermenting this mixture with yeast, and drawing off the fermented wort for bottling.
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Indeed, she said and did so much to soothe the outraged feelings of Miss Miggs, and looked so beautiful while doing so, that if that young maid had not had ample vent for her surpassing spite, in a knowledge of the mischief that was brewing, she must have scratched her features, on the spot.
They had done this so often in the canning establishments that the girls were fairly desperate; their wages had gone down by a full third in the past two years, and a storm of discontent was brewing that was likely to break any day.
Not in scorn of your brewing, lady; but because, bein' a common man, water is good enough for me.