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Video: How-to Homebrew Your Own Beer

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You know what sounds excellent on a hotter than Hades L.A. day like today? A crisp, refreshing bottle of home brew. We've all dreamt of making our own, especially after hearing stories like that of Eagle Rock Brewery and the now-closed Nibble Bit Tabby, whose home brewing operations eventually developed into full-fledged businesses.

Here with a how-to is Simon Ford of Overcarbed. He describes the process as "basically making a tea." Sounds simple enough, right?

Get the low down on hops, wort, pitching, and the rest via the Subculture Club here. It only takes about two weeks to brew your own, so it's feasible to have your first batch ready by the time L.A. Craft Beer Week rolls around.