Home Beer Brewing: Beverage Science
It's a hobby that leverages complex culinary science to produce an infinite array of unique tastes: home beer brewing. A new-found availability of equipment and ingredients has opened the door for apartment dwellers and home owners alike to concoct beverages from scratch. We explore the science behind the brews, and why the process appeals to everyone from pastry chefs to chemistry geeks.
Home beer brewer Andrew Passell talks about the basics of making beer at home and why he thinks the complex process is worth it: