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  • February 28, 2017 5 min read

    Do you love the way a beer quenches your thirst after a long, hard day at work? Do you crave the fizzy, yellow mixture that calms all of your worries and gives you and your friends the perfect mix of hobby and fun? If so, you may need to think about purchasing an all-in-one brewing system from Brau Supply. We’re the #1 home brew systems suppliers out of Canada, and we can’t wait to be of assistance helping you create magic in your home.

    10 Benefits of Homebrewing

    #1 Save money.

    OK, so the price of a 5-gallon batch of ingredients may seem expensive up front, but depending on the ingredients purchased and the style of brew you choose to get involved in, in most cases it will end up saving you money in the long run. Plus, you’ll always enjoy the beer you make because why would you ever decide to make a beer you don’t enjoy? Stop wasting money on 6-packs of beer you end up hating. If you are into microbrews, you’ll love to purchase an all-in-one brewing system to make own custom batch of beer that you know you’ll absolutely love.

    #2 Take part in a tradition.

    Did you know that brewing beers is a 9,000-year-old tradition? That’s right; if you brew your own beer in an all-in-one system, you’ll be taking part in an age old tradition that stretches all the way back into the Neolithic. Although most of this history is on a small scale, it began as an important piece to daily life in the community and home. Luckily, in this day and age, you get to practice brewing on a more intimate scale.

    #3 All-in-one brewing systems make it more affordable than you thought.

    The popular belief is that brewing systems are expensive and you have to make a lot of money to be able to do this hobby. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Did you know that you can purchase all-in-one brewing systems and the supplies you need online in one place? At Brau Supply, we have all of the brewing and starter equipment you could ever need. This is a great way for you to learn about beer brewing and it’s the perfect way to dip your toes into a hobby to see if it’s something you want to take part in for years to come.

    #4 Home brewed beer makes a great gift.

    Around the holidays and during special occasions, you can spend a pretty penny on gifts for family and friends. Instead of splurging on items your loved ones will only use once or a couple of times, give them something they’ll love to try. A homemade gift speaks of caring and thought, which is much more than any bought gift can attain. Believe us; no matter the occasion, people will love and be highly impressed with their gift.

    #5 You can make a good beer.

    Anyone who has a home brew system has the ability to make an amazing beer. It really isn’t rocket science; you don’t even have to know science to make beer. All you have to do is be able to read directions. You can make beer as complex or simple as you’d like. However, it’s recommended that you practice great cleaning habits, follow measurements to a T and are good to your yeast, your beer should turn out great. One of the more difficult parts to brewing your own beer is the bottling process. Bottling beer can be difficult at first, but once you get the hang of it, you should be good to go! Just remember, bottling will always be time consuming.

    #6 You’ll grow a bigger appreciation for beer.

    When you brew and bottle your own beer, you’ll soon grow an appreciation that’s bigger and better than you’ve ever experienced. For example, right now, do you know the difference between a lager and an ale? Learning the process of what goes into making a great beer will expand your world of knowledge more than you could have ever expected. And from that, you’ll appreciate great beer more and more because you’ll know how much hard work went into getting a beer to taste that amazing.

    #7 Drinking beer in moderations may provide health benefits.

    Ok, so drinking seven beers a night may not be the healthiest idea, but there are health benefits of beer drunk in moderation. Beer contains fiber, antioxidants, fiber and vitamin B. Plus, beer is one of the richest sources of silicon, something you can’t find in many other alcoholic beverages. These are all contents that your body will absorb when you drink beer.

    #8 Explore and experiment.

    Brewing beer is always an experiment. Not only will you be completely in charge when you brew at home, but you’ll be able to explore avenues that commercial brewers won’t. If you’ve ever wondered what a specific ingredient would taste like in beer, now’s your chance. Brewing is an adventure of practicing until you have a spot-on beer that shows you traveled into uncharted waters that left you with a brew that’s wonderful and weird.

    #9 Enhance your pride.

    If you’ve been wanting to take up a hobby but you haven’t been sure where to start, purchase an all-in-one brewing system. Doing so will create wonderful experiences you won’t forget. Plus, you’ll learn a great deal about beer, the ingredients and the process that will give you some wisdom down the road.

    #10 Expand fun with friends.

    Drinking beer is always fun with friends. Now, think about doing that in your garage, drinking your own, home-brewed beer. There’s something about it that will bring you and your friends closer together and is now viewed as a social hobby. If you get into brewing beer, your friends are likely to follow. You can create a social platform of beer brewing you never knew could exist. With like-minded hobbyists and a community that loves beer, there’s nothing more you could ask for.

    Peruse our All-in-One Brewing Systems

    Want to get started brewing a beer you never thought was possible? Join Brau Supply, Canada’s leading beer supply company. We offer advice, recipes, beer systems and supplies you need. To learn more about our electric, all-in-one systems, visit us online here. We can offer insight and answer any questions you may have. All you have to do is write us online here. And as always, take a look at our frequently asked questions to learn more about shipping and the warranty that comes with all of our products you purchase.

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