homebrew

The Weakest Link

Inside the Messy, Dark Side of Nintendo Switch Piracy

Doxing rivals, stealing each other’s files, and poking around Nintendo’s servers are all a normal part of the ballooning Nintendo Switch hacking and piracy scenes.
Joseph Cox
11.13.18
Recipe

Homemade Irish Red Ale

Stop spending money at the bar and start brewing your own beer at home.
Brad Barrett
3.16.18
Technology

This Smartphone Gadget Turns Fruit into Alcohol

The humble fruit bowl becomes a liquor store.
Daisy Meager
1.12.17
Gaming

Fan Recreation of 'GoldenEye 007' Gets Its Biggest Update in Years

Update introduces "Dam" map from the original game as well as new weapon skins and general polish.
Leif Johnson
8.12.16
beer

Inside London's Secret Homebrewing Club

Based above a London beer shop, the club meets to discuss brewing techniques and swap tasting notes. “You’re making smaller batches than commercial brewers so you can afford to take risks,” says one attendee.
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
3.7.16
alcohol

This British Grandad Could Be Flogged for Making Wine in Saudi Arabia

74-year-old expat Karl Andee was caught with homebrewed wine by Saudi police last year and is now facing a punishment of 350 lashes.
Phoebe Hurst
10.13.15
beer

This Man Says His Protein-Fortified “Fitness Beer” Will Change the World

The Illinois resident and former employee of an insurance company decided to leave everything behind—he says he even turned down Harvard Law School—to bet it all on his undying desire to combine pleasure and pain
Alex Swerdloff
9.25.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Buzzkill Schools in Zimbabwe Are Banning Sorghum In Case Kids Use It to Make Beer

Don't you hate it when the teacher fucks with your sorghum?
Mike Pearl
9.10.15
alcohol

I Tried to Make My Own Vegemite Moonshine

Australia’s Indigenous Affairs Minister came under fire last week after warning that the country’s remote Aboriginal communities were distilling illicit alcohol from Vegemite. I put the claim to the test by attempting to brew my own batch.
George Nelson
8.21.15
Stuff

The Time I Drank Vegemite Moonshine and Stayed Very Sober

The reason I knew yesterday's Vegemite-hooch story was bogus? Because I tried (and failed) to brew some last year.
Julian Morgans
8.11.15
Gaming

Original Gamer

The lingering appeal of the original Game Boy.
Carli Velocci
6.29.15
mexico

Mexico’s Indigenous Tribes Used to Get Wasted on These Prehispanic Brews

Made from fermented maize and pineapple respectively, tejuino and tepache are typically served in plastic cups or plastic bags tied to a straw, sold almost exclusively on market stalls or by pedal-cart street vendors.
Duncan Tucker
6.25.15
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