Brewing your own beer seems like a great idea—at first. Then comes the ingredient measuring, the mess and, weeks later, the slightly off-tasting results. Here’s a simpler solution: the Pinter, a home-brewing kit designed and built by London’s Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co. The brightly colored, naturally carbonating unit (about $100) uses mail-order “Pinter Pack” kits that can include bottled lager, pilsner, IPA and cider mixes, among others—and some yeast to brew 10 pints of your liking in about a week. Animated videos help make the process nearly foolproof—even if you’re under the influence of your last batch. —Jesse Will

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