Using a beer kit is a good intro to home brewing, and Veteran beer-making instructor Jeremy Frey, from F. H. Steinbart Company (one of the oldest home beer supply houses in the country) takes us step-by-step how to make a batch of homemade beer.
Home-brewing often intimidates beginners. Traditionally, home-brewers have used a lot of bulky gear. Fortunately, you can make great beer at home in tiny batches using one-gallon apple-juice-style jugs and common kitchen equipment.
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What do you pickle in the middle of winter? I want something fresh and bright, but not if the produce is shipped from 5000 miles away. Inspiration came in a bottle of home-brewed stout combined with onions, vinegar and spices. Viola. Winter pickles.
This homemade version of Guinness mustard has a nutty, vaguely sweet flavor and a nice mouth feel. It is surprisingly easy to make and it was fascinating to watch the seeds expand as they absorbed the liquid.