Brewing your own alcohol is basically the American Dream. But you need fancy equipment. You need esoteric knowledge. You need training and intuition. Right? That’s what we thought too, until we discovered an easy way to brew our own alcohol, no strange ingredients or fancy equipment required. With only a jar, some pantry staples, and a few clean soda bottles, you can have a solidly delicious brew in only three weeks. And, not just any brew—ginger beer. You know real ginger beer if you've tasted it. The second you take a sip, it stomps on your tongue with steel-toed boots, taking glee in reminding you how spicy raw ginger truly is. There are two types of people in this world: people who like their ginger beer sweet, subtle, and unassuming, and people who like their ginger beer to kick them hard in the back of the throat. We hope you’re the second kind. Now, get brewing.

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