Beer-loving couples brew their own for weddings

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 3:03 a.m.

A photo provided by Tim Halberg shows the five different beers brewed by Lauren Johansen Sheppard and Jason Sheppard to serve at their 2014 wedding in Los Olivos, Calif. Each had a wedding-themed name, with a custom label featuring a photo of the couple. (Tim Halberg via The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SLUGGED WEDDINGS HOME BREW BY LAUREN SLOSS FOR JULY 28, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. --

When it comes to personalizing wedding drinks, more couples are going well beyond the signature cocktail.

Wesley Carmichael and Mandy Naglich brewed 20 gallons of beer for the 140 guests at their March 2018 wedding in Manchaca, Texas.

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