But above all, and to give a bacchanalian grace to this truly masculine repast, the captain produced his mellifluous keg of home-brewed
nectar, which had been so potent over the senses of the veteran of Hudson's Bay.
Millward, upon the introduction of that beverage; 'I'll take a little of your home-brewed ale.
'I always maintain that there's nothing to compare with your home-brewed ale.'
There was also a goodly jug of well-browned clay, fashioned into the form of an old gentleman, not by any means unlike the locksmith, atop of whose bald head was a fine white froth answering to his wig, indicative, beyond dispute, of sparkling home-brewed
Taking me into the little back-room which he inhabited, the old man gave me all he had to offer--a supper of bacon and eggs and a glass of home-brewed
Although the sight of that magnificent round of beef, and the silver tankard suggestive of real British home-brewed
ale and porter, which perennially greet the eyes of the traveller returning from foreign parts who enters the coffee-room of the George, are so invigorating and delightful that a man entering such a comfortable snug homely English inn might well like to stop some days there, yet Dobbin began to talk about a post-chaise instantly, and was no sooner at Southampton than he wished to be on the road to London.
Sapsea that evening, no kickshaw ditties, favourites with national enemies, but gave him the genuine George the Third home-brewed
; exhorting him (as 'my brave boys') to reduce to a smashed condition all other islands but this island, and all continents, peninsulas, isthmuses, promontories, and other geographical forms of land soever, besides sweeping the seas in all directions.
Moreover, the police also recovered 397 litres of home-brewed
liquor, 19 bottles of liquor, 13kgs of drugs and 405gms of heroin.
"It has since been established the items were used in the production of home-brewed
alcohol and did not pose a risk."
Methanol, the simplest form of alcohol, is found in small amounts in wine and beer, but toxic levels of it can be found in home-brewed
alcohol due to less sophisticated distillation systems compared to commercial brands.
Another 50 people fell ill after consuming the home-brewed
liquor on Friday and were being treated in hospitals in Etah district in Uttar Pradesh state, senior police officer Ajay Shankar Rai said.
And I'll never forget the episode of Camberwick Green when Windy Miller got drunk on home-brewed
cider and, in doing so, opened my eyes to the reason why my parents often knocked back a glass or two.