How to Make Beer - Making Beer at Home. Making a mash is not always necessary--you can brew a perfectly good lager or ale with prepackaged malt extract.
But for this recipe, we're going all out, with an all-grain beer-- we extract the sugars from the grain ourselves. The recipe we're following is for a beer in the Belgian white or "wit" sytle. It's called "Wit Ginger, Not Mary Ann," and was published by the esteemed beer-brewing magazine, Zymurgy. How to Homebrew - HomeBrewing.com. Home Brewing & Beer Brewing Supplies - HomeBrewing.com.