You might think that title of this article is ironical. Do we really need a reason to brew our own beer? Isn’t the reason always going to be: To get more beer? Actually, there are some other very good reasons to brew your own beer, and if you are considering making your own homebrew, maybe you should know some of these reasons. Just in case your soul mate asks you to justify your actions. Not everyone will think your first reason is as self-evident as we do. So, in that line of thinking, here are some of the other reasons to brew your own beer at home.
Save Money: This is a reason that cannot be argued away. If you are currently spending your money on store bought beer. It is quite likely that you will save some money making your own beer. Of course, there is some capital outlay at first, but that can be considered an investment. However, if you are already buying the cheapest beer on the market, then it will be hard for you to make beer cheaper, but if you are talking about premium handcrafted beer, you should be able to save a couple of dollars on every six pack. And if you find someone to buy some of your beer, then you have achieved beer supremacy, and from here on, your beer is essentially free.
For the Sake of Culture: People have been brewing beer for many thousands of years. Those people were your ancestors. Can anyone blame you if you begin a quest to connect with the ancient family of man, through shared experience. Kegerators are now the great touchstone of socialisation. Make no mistake, brewing beer is a proud tradition, and we should all do our best to ensure that our legacy is preserved for future generations.
For Your Health: Yes, that is right, brewing your own beer is one way of ensuring that you are getting some proper nutrition including vitamins, proteins, and antioxidants. There is no way to know how much of the good nutrition is coming through in the store-bought brands, but if you are brewing your own, then your health is in very good hands. Brewing your own beer is a very responsible step in taking better care of yourself and your loved ones too.
There are some other reasons to brew your own beer. It encourages socialiasing, it might lead to a career in brewing beer, and It will improve your beer education. And if you try you will find even more reasons, because brewing your own beer is a noble cause. But don’t waste too many words, trying to convince everyone, let your beer speak for itself.