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home-brew

n
1. (Brewing) a beer or other alcoholic drink brewed at home rather than commercially
2. (American Football) informal Canadian a professional football player who was born in Canada and is not an import
ˈhome-ˈbrewed adj
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home-brew

[həʊmˈbruː] nbirra or vino fatto/a in casa
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But above all, and to give a bacchanalian grace to this truly masculine repast, the captain produced his mellifluous keg of home-brewed nectar, which had been so potent over the senses of the veteran of Hudson's Bay.
Millward, upon the introduction of that beverage; 'I'll take a little of your home-brewed ale.
'I always maintain that there's nothing to compare with your home-brewed ale.'
There was also a goodly jug of well-browned clay, fashioned into the form of an old gentleman, not by any means unlike the locksmith, atop of whose bald head was a fine white froth answering to his wig, indicative, beyond dispute, of sparkling home-brewed ale.
Taking me into the little back-room which he inhabited, the old man gave me all he had to offer--a supper of bacon and eggs and a glass of home-brewed beer.
Although the sight of that magnificent round of beef, and the silver tankard suggestive of real British home-brewed ale and porter, which perennially greet the eyes of the traveller returning from foreign parts who enters the coffee-room of the George, are so invigorating and delightful that a man entering such a comfortable snug homely English inn might well like to stop some days there, yet Dobbin began to talk about a post-chaise instantly, and was no sooner at Southampton than he wished to be on the road to London.
Sapsea that evening, no kickshaw ditties, favourites with national enemies, but gave him the genuine George the Third home-brewed; exhorting him (as 'my brave boys') to reduce to a smashed condition all other islands but this island, and all continents, peninsulas, isthmuses, promontories, and other geographical forms of land soever, besides sweeping the seas in all directions.
Sustainability, the impact on health and wellness and a desire for the luxury experience at home are stimulating the home-brew market for hot drinks in the UAE and the Middle East, brand insiders tell GN Focus .
With local breweries enjoying a revival, a group of home-brew experts have formed the Kings County Brewers Collective and announced plans to open at 381 Troutman Street in Bushwick.
The festival includes craft beers (of course!), food, live music and a home-brew contest.
Professor Tania Bubela, from the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, Canada, said: "In principle, anyone with access to the yeast strain and basic skills in fermentation could grow morphine-producing yeast using a home-brew kit for beermaking."
Mumbai: A batch of home-brew liquor has killed at least 31 people in northern India, with more than 100 others ill in hospital, police said Tuesday, in the latest incident of alcohol poisoning in the country.