This has to be my favorite drinks. Great chilled in the summer, or warmed in the winter.
There are a few basic rules
that you need to follow in order to make your own booze
Before hops were common in beer brewing, herbs such as rosemary and nettles would have been used.
Every October I make a big batch of this to see me through the winter. It makes a lovely dark ale, with a slightly sweet tone from the pumpkin
Every story I know about exploding bottles seems to be connected with this brew.