House of Homebrew helps hobbyists concoct ale, wine and even cheese

7:44 AM, Apr. 26, 2013
Co-owners Bill Widmer, left, and Bob Franklin at the House of Homebrew offer plenty of expertise as well as a wide variety of make-it-yourself options for everything from beer to wine to cheese to soda.
Co-owners Bill Widmer, left, and Bob Franklin at the House of Homebrew offer plenty of expertise as well as a wide variety of make-it-yourself options for everything from beer to wine to cheese to soda.
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It could be said that stretch of road between Ashland Avenue and the Ray Nitschke Bridge is Green Bay's brewery district. With Titletown and Hinterland brewing companies flanking Dousman once one crosses Broadway, there are plenty of delectable, local brews to be had. There are certainly days when nothing will cure the blues or provide robust celebration except a pint of Saison or Canadeo Gold.

But there's another option on Broadway for enjoying local brew. In fact, it might be the most local of all. It's pretty hard to get more local than brew made in your own basement or kitchen with your very ...

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