This innovative, yet accessible guide offers a wide range of enticing recipes for home-brewing fermented drinks. Inside you’ll find more than 50 recipes for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, such as Root Beer, Honey–Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Apricot-Wheat Ale, Blueberry-Lavender Mead, Cherry Sake, Plum Wine, and many more. Author Emma Christensen shows how easy it is to make naturally fermented sodas, tend batches of kombucha, and brew your own beer in even the smallest apartment kitchen with little more equipment than a soup pot, a plastic bucket, and a long-handled spoon. A primer on basic home brewing techniques and interviews with brewing experts coupled with a master recipe-and-variations format gives you the know-how, once you grasp the fundamentals, to experiment in with your own custom flavors. These fresh beverages make impressive homemade offerings for hostess gifts, potlucks, and thirsty friends and family alike.