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  • The Value of Brewing at Home, Pt 2

    February 02, 2018 3 min read

    Here at Brau Supply, it’s great to be an amazing resource for brewers all over the country. Helping people save money, have fun, and experiment with brewing at home is what we’re passionate about and we take brewing seriously. We’re so thankful for all of our customer reviews and testimonials, and we’re always so excited to read about our customer’s many brewing endeavors and success stories. If you’re considering getting into home brewing, take a look at some of our all-in-one brewing systems now!

    In our previous blog post, we discussed a few benefits to brewing at home. Saving money and participating in a time-honored tradition are just a couple of the reasons that making your own beer makes sense. In today’s blog, we’ll explore a few more of the most compelling reasons to brew at home. Continue reading below to learn more.

    Your Appreciation for Beer Will Grow

    Though you might already have a love of craft beer, you might not fully appreciate the meticulous detail and effort that goes into brewing. Most people don’t realize what actually goes into making a delicious glass of beer. There are brewing secrets and techniques that are so finely tuned that you probably wouldn’t even notice the tweaks in taste when these slight changes are made. When you take on your own brewing at home, you start to appreciate what actually goes into making those craft brews that you love. You also realize that brewing quality beer is so more than just throwing ingredients into a pot; making good beer takes time, patience, and a little bit of TLC.

    You Might be Doing Your Health a Favor

    Studies have shown that drinking beer regularly can have extremely positive effects on your physical health, as well as your emotional well-being. The key to these health benefits is to drink the beer in moderation. As most of us know well, drinking beer in extreme portions is not good for anyone, whether you brewed it at home or not. The great thing about brewing beer at home is that you might be more willing to drink it sparingly because you’ve seen the effort that goes into creating it. When we have a greater appreciation of the process, many of us tend to drink our beers more sparingly.

    You Can Experiment

    Do you ever taste a delicious craft beer and you detect certain elements and flavors that are only hinted at, and you can’t quite put your finger on what might be giving the brew its flavor? When you make your own beer with an all-in-one brewing system, you can work with different flavoring agents and spices. You can try some honey, cinnamon, or maple, or even coffee in your brew. You can experiment with hops and make your own brew to your own specific tastes and whims. Check out the recipes on our website for a great starting point, or to give your brewing some variety.

    Your Sense of Pride

    Making your own beer, especially if you’re a craft beer aficionado, will give you a sense of honor and pride that is unlike anything else. Making your own beer will give you confidence and can equip you with skills that can last and enrich your life. Knowing that you’ve made your own beer and that it’s delicious, is a huge source of pride and we tip our hats to all of the brewers out there.

    Shop the Best Brewing Systems

    If you’ve been thinking about getting more into home brewing, Brau Supply is here to support your brewing journey. Check out our website to shop our brewing equipment and accessories, get inspired by instructional page, and look at common brewing methods. Shop now!

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