Inmates like to homebrew, too

Craft & Design
Inmates like to homebrew, too


Apparently even inmates are makers, using whatever means available. There has been a problem with prisoners brewing their own alcohol with fresh fruit and sugar, increasing violence and perpetuating alcoholism in the system. I found a recipe for this so called “pruno,” and as gross and unsafe as the process is (do not try this at home), I thought I’d share. As the site says, “Even people who have never had any trouble with the law can learn to make this horrible, putrid beverage!”

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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