From the HBD Archive
From: kipps@etoile.ICS.UCI.EDU
Subject: Re: Is homebrew a bargain?
Date: 1989-11-09 20:20:19 GMT

What's this talk about bargains???

How much is you're time worth, anyway? If you consider that it takes at
least 3 to 4 hours to brew from extract, your best bargain is to get a
weekend job and use the extra income to buy good comercial beer.

If what you want is to save money on ingredients, then brew all-grain, but
that cost you a couple extra hours. If you don't care about quality, then
dry yeast is a fraction of liquid and table sugar is less than 40 cents a
pound.

I don't homebrew to save money. I homebrew for the satisfaction of
making great beer.

-Jim Kipps

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