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I will have access to wheat and barley, only fresh, nothing malted. I have been reading online a little on malting. So this step doesn't seem to be an issue.

My real issue is yeast. Assuming that all I have is baking yeast, would that be sufficient?

Now, if I wanted to make your basic lager, do I need any other ingredients? Is there a certain mixture of barley and wheat I should make?

Thank you.

EDIT: This is my first question here. I don't know how the process is supposed to work exactly, but it seems that my post is still on hold. Would a mod kindly open it again. Thank you.

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closed as off-topic by mdma Sep 27 '13 at 11:58

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I've put this question on hold as it is about deliberately breaking the law. Discussion at meta.homebrew.stackexchange.com/questions/339/… – mdma Sep 27 '13 at 11:58
The post said "prohibited", not necessarily "illegal". Making beer might be "prohibited" in a conservative Amish community, for example, but not technically a violation of the law. I suggest re-opening this question. – Graham Sep 27 '13 at 15:24
Please continue discussion via the link above to meta. – mdma Sep 27 '13 at 16:42
@Malcolm, per the discussion linked above, its probably best to re-phrase your question along the lines of "I can't get hold of brewer's yeast, malt or hops, just fresh grains, how can I make beer?" – Graham Sep 30 '13 at 12:54