Learn the basics of homebrewing from this comprehensive infographic, put together by Fun fact: President Jimmy Carter signed legislation in 1978 that made homebrewing for personal use legal and nontaxable at the federal level. Another fun fact: There are
Brew Your Own Herbal Beers! Before hops were popular (we’re talking hundreds of years ago), a wide variety of herbs and spices provided the bittering and flavoring characteristics to balance beer’s malty sweetness. By using herbs in your own homebrew, you can recreate ancient styles of beer (such as Sahti and Scottish Gruit) and also exercise your creative spirit to develop something entirely new.