home-brew


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homebrew

Beer, liquor, or wine that someone has prepared in their home (as opposed to purchasing it from a store or other vendor). I don't usually like beer very much, but this homebrew of yours is darn good.

home-brew

n. homemade liquor or beer. My uncle makes his own home-brew.
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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.
"We would support legislation in the home-brew market banning people from selling our products to under-age groups."
Some brewers bottle their beer and others keg it and serve it on tap at home, but home-brew cannot be sold.
Neighbours have reacted angrily, branding him a "complete idiot" for carrying out such a home-brew experiment on a quiet, family street.
Another member added habanero peppers to his home-brew."
Usry said the brewery got a discounted rate because it is sponsoring a home-brew contest with the station.
Blue Moon (5.4%) was first glimpsed in Denver, Colorado in 1995, brewed by the giant Coors brewing company on a tiny home-brew plant.
A lethal home-brew laced with methanol killed 121 people and left another 495 in hospital in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, police said yesterday.
A SCIENTIFIC breakthrough has created the terrifying prospect of heroin made using home-brew beer kits.
To show how it's done, more than a dozen members of the local Cascade Brewers Society home-brew club set up shop outside Oakshire Brewing in northwest Eugene and whipped up eight batches of beer.
Courtesy of our airport security regulations, I've had a fair few swigs of my own home-brew and I can tell you, it's honking.