Jessica Wiener


Spurred by the explosion of the mirco-brewing phenomena, home-brewing and home-brewers are enjoying a renaissance. According to the American Homebrewers Association, hundreds of thousands of enterprising sudsmen are spending hundreds of hours each year tinkering with carboys, brew pots, and wort chillers. Home-brewing is a race of sorts, a competition to win one’s own tongue. There’s no official winner and no grand prize in the pursuit of the next great beer. But in the end,…