Against the Grain: Sugar Puff Beer

John Wright's Sugar Puff beer. Photograph: John Wright
John Wright’s Sugar Puff beer. Photograph: John Wright

Written by John Wright for Guardian UK

Forager-John-Wright-for-w-003I hate waste, and spend a lot of time devising interesting ways of using kitchen scraps. No chicken carcass or leek top escapes my kitchen without being used in a stock, and all pastry off-cuts are turned into (largely inedible) jam tarts rather than being consigned directly to the bin.

A neglected box of Sugar Puffs whose contents have set into a solid, intractable lump is a fairly regular sight in our kitchen and it is only recently that I hit upon the (though I say so myself) rather brilliant idea of turning them into beer.
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