home brew


Definition of home brew

: an alcoholic beverage (such as beer) made at home

Examples of home brew in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Made with the absolute beginner in mind, this kit gives you all the tools necessary to make quality home brew and learn the craft as well. Popular Science, "At-home brew kits that let you make your own beer," 16 Jan. 2020 But constant Starbucks runs are really burning a hole in my wallet, so its time to switch to some home brew. Courtney Campbell, USA TODAY, "The best coffee maker is already on sale for Black Friday," 26 Nov. 2019 Starbucks Holiday Line-Up Starbucks is celebrating with their holiday line-up of at-home brews and bottled coffees, available in grocery stores across the United States. Morgan Raum, PEOPLE.com, "The Best New Holiday Foods to Snack on This Season," 20 Nov. 2019 The festival includes live music, home brews on the patio and shuttle service to and from the grounds. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These 5 outdoor beer festivals will quench a thirst for unique brews," 5 June 2019 Lowe first got into craft beer while studying at Auburn University, where a professor there would home brew. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "A new craft brewery aims to make mark in Huntsville," 5 Nov. 2019 As always, my formulas are available to all for mixing at home or work, but the commercial products from three manufacturers are for gardeners and contractors who don't like mixing home brews. Howard Garrett, Dallas News, "How to make this do-it-yourself organic fertilizer and pest control spray," 18 June 2019 Her first stop is New Orleans, where public drinking is legal and classic cocktails are preferred over home brews. Sara Aridi, New York Times, "What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Tig Notaro: Happy to Be Here’ and ‘Beerland’," 22 May 2018 Come out to enjoy tasty home brews, live music, and more. Philly.com, "South Street Spring Festival, Fishtown Flea, Sly Fox Bock Fest and Goat Race, and other fun happenings, May 4-11," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of home brew

1814, in the meaning defined above

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12 Feb 2020

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“Home brew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20brew. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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