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Homemade Suds

The Wall Street Journal reports a new U.S. fad: making beer at home. There are half a million beer do-it-yourselfers, according to the Journal's staff reporter Stanford N. Sesser, who gets his figures from an Oregonian, Sidney B. Taylor, who is editor of Purple Thumb, a magazine devoted to the needs of little of home wine- and beer-makers. There's a law against making the bathtub beer, but it has never been invoked, according to Thomas F. Case of the Internal Revenue Service.

The formula is simple--involves just malt extract, sugar, brewers' yeast, water, pails,... Login to read more
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