Food Lovers Encyclopedia: H

An encyclopedia of good taste: H

Home Brewing
[even the President’s doing it]
As the craft beer frenzy grows like yeast in a wort, more people are trying their hand at brewing the stuff themselves. For the right equipment or help picking a strain of Saison yeast, amateur zymurgists have since 1972 been turning to the Home Wine, Beer and Cheesemaking Shop in Woodland Hills. John Daume’s comprehensive knowledge of fermentation is nearly as impressive as his selection of hops and malt. Oh, you wanted to use some wheat? Flaked, toasted, northwestern, or German?