Why brew beer at home?
I know, I know… you love cake too, but you don’t want to bake one.
But it’s different with beer. C’mon, admit it - you’ve seen those Samuel Adams commercials and wondered how cool it would be to have a job like Jim Koch, who’s become a billionaire from making - and drinking- his own brew.
And although it’s not impossible, chances are that you won’t get rich if you brew your own beer. But you can save some money and have a blast while doing it.
But if drinking is your game, well… nothing could be easier than home brew kits. Or cheaper.
If you're an occasional drinker or you stick to brands like Coors or Budweiser, then you won't save money with homemade beer.
On the other hand, if you're into microbrews and you're the type that wouldn't buy a recliner that didn't have a bottle or mug holder, then save you shall. And the more you drink, the more you save.
When you brew beer at home from scratch, the process can be broken down in 3 steps:
“How long will it take?” is a question I'll try to answer without getting in way over my head, and can depend on:
Total time: anywhere from three weeks to two months.
But you don't have to wait… you can start enjoying your own hand-crafted beer in as little as 10 days without the mess and the clean up.
A beer at an NFL stadium costs at least 8 bucks. If you're thinking that you can save more money by bringing your homemade beer to the game you're right, but you should read this first.
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