home-brew


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home-brew

a beer or other alcoholic drink brewed at home rather than commercially
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My favorite home-brew story, told by a friend, involved several cases of home-brew bottled up and stored in a closet just off the living room of his home.
As the rest of the high street faced a period of doom and reduced sales gloom, the small band of die-hard home-brew shops was having a comeback.
We sell both wine and beer home-brew kits, which are ideal Christmas gifts, and, as a batch of home-brew beer can be ready in just two weeks, it's a great way to cut down the cost of hosting all those festive parties," says Tim.
In 1962, for example, an unlucky couple in Middlesboro, Kentucky, was caught with three gallons of home-brew and charged with "illegal possession of alcoholic beverage" and with "living in adultery.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) customarily regulates most medical products, but its jurisdiction over home-brew tests is unclear, and the agency at various times has taken different positions on the issue.
A lethal home-brew laced with methanol killed 121 people and left another 495 in hospital in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, police said yesterday.
Managing director Philip Jones said: "We developed this product to stimulate the home-brew market.
As is demonstrated by a profusion of examples, these included magical, astrological and faith healing, typically reliant upon spells and rites and often practised by those 'wise women' who were commonly the 'oracles' of their village; home-brew herbal medicine and other forms of self-help kitchen physic; and, not least, regular medicine which, though typically beyond the pockets of the poor, could be available to them through various forms of private and public charity.
A SCIENTIFIC breakthrough has created the terrifying prospect of heroin made using home-brew beer kits.
Some brewers bottle their beer and others keg it and serve it on tap at home, but home-brew cannot be sold.
Another member added habanero peppers to his home-brew.
They're devotees willing to pay more, home-brew or drive hours in search of their fuel.