12 Jun

Beer in the Bathtub!

Friday and Saturday nights are likely to bring out the young and old party goers alike. Partying until the wee hours of the morning and drinking everything except water. Weekdays however, are going to draw out a different crowd of individuals. The ones who want to hang back with friends, an ice cold beer and maybe a game. As the economy grows weaker and the younger people become increasingly in debt, it is hard to go out every night and afford to have a decent beer. There is, however, a viable alternative in the way of home brewing.

Home brewing has been around for hundreds of years, before it had even become legal to do so. So it is not nearly surprising to know that home brewing is increasingly popular today. Being legal in 49 states. there are not too many legal limitations on home brewing and you are able to work freely within those communities. There are just so many advantages, it is hard to keep them straight. Before we go over the advantages; we are going to list for you a few of the disadvantages.

Disadvantages of Brewing

● Waiting Periods
Unfortunately, you cannot just brew up the beer and then consume it; there are actually fermentation processes that the brewed beer needs to go through. This process can take anywhere from one to two weeks.

● Quality Taste:
It is hard to gauge what the perfect combination of ingredients will be and how long to leave it fermenting when you first start to home brew. For these reasons, you might have a few bad batches before coming up with a delicious product.

The disadvantages seem pretty mild in comparison to which extent the advantages can go.

Advantages Of Brewing

● Saves Money
Being able to create your own beer is going to save you a lot of money over the course of time. You are able to cut out the distributor and vendor fees as well as all of the up charges you receive when purchasing at a bar or restaurant.

● Creative Brews:
Home brewing allows you to mix and mingle all of the flavors and additives that you may like, giving you the ability to create something unique and personal to you.

● You Have Fun
It might not seem like a big deal, but you have a lot of fun creating your own brew. You are able to play around at the same time that you are making yourself proud of your creativity.

If you enjoy a nice beer with your friends every once in a while; you are not going to just stop drinking at the bar all together. But that is not what home brewing is about. It gives you an alternative to the conventional way of drinking with the fellas.

So, what do you think?