Well, it’s because it has a lot of benefits and advantages.
First, which is the most practical benefits you could earn, is it is cheaper than buying commercial beers. The commercial beers are taxed, and a lot of production costs are passed to consumers making it more expensive than home brew beers. With regard to this, we could actually cost cut our expenses and save more during celebrations, festive and the like, where beers are commonly serve. Take note, home brew beers are not taxed as long as they are not for commercial distribution.
Second, home brewing is one way of gaining self knowledge about this particular endeavor. It may even become your hobby that eventually hone and develop your skills that will certainly be a potential asset to gauge oneself from others.
Third, home brewing is eco-friendly. Commercial beers are manufactured in the factory. This means that a large production of beers requires a machine. Much of the machines utilized are run by fuel energy. As you will note, burning of fuels are number one causes of green gases. In addition, travel logistics or the distribution of commercial beers from factory to market also requires transportation. And again, these are fuel powered engines.
Fourth, home brewing is more personalized or customized. This means you could make beers according to your own preference and taste. You could adjust the bitterness, sweetness or possibly even the alcohol content of the beer. Also, experimentation could lead to unique output that possibly greater than the commercial beers.
Fifth, sharing brewed beer during celebration could win the fascination of others. When others get to taste your beer, judge it as first class, one of a kind and good quality, you earn nothing than the reputation of others. And I think this is the greatest benefits of all, being the effect is on personal level, because it is an achievement to be recognized by a community to be a good beer brewer.
As a consequence, whether you like it or not, beer enthusiasts would keep on looking after you to brew for them. This opens the door for opportunities to make money. At first they will hire you to mix and brew beer for them. In the end while your service is in demand, you will end up putting your own little brewing shop. That means maximizing all your skills in brewing beers to service growing number of beer lovers.
Is not this amazing? Your original plan of cutting expenses or your curiosity may end this far. Well, you may argue that others will just be contented with personal recognition and may not venture on commercializing their home made product. But this doesn’t mean that it is not possible, in fact it is very much possible especially when the opportunity is very promising. However, it requires skills and perfection to reach this far. In addition to that, interest and passion is actually the main ingredient to move you do things. Unless this is present, nothing would be accomplished.
Now, why home brew beers? Why not.