How to Save Money Homebrewing: Water

Continuing where we left off with my series on finding various ways for the average homebrewer to save money on their favourite hobby… it’s now time to turn our focus to that often overlooked ingredient: water. Water makes up the largest portion of the final product and as such it’s a vital part of not…

How to Save Money Homebrewing: Grain

Beer is generally made from four simple ingredients: water, hops, yeast and of course some grain. If you’re a homebrewer and you’re looking to cut costs then focusing on these four major items can be your ticket to cheaper beer. While grain is generally one of the least expensive items required to make beer it…

How to Save Money Homebrewing: Mini-Mash Starter

In my previous post, How to Save Money Homebrewing: Yeast, I mentioned that overbuilding a starter is a great way to multiply your yeast so that you can keep some of it for a later brew day. Well today I wanted to mention one way to reduce the cost of that starter even more. Instead…

How to Save Money Homebrewing: Yeast

One of the nice things about brewing your own beer is that you have the ability to make really great craft beer in a relatively inexpensive way. In this series I’m going to go through a couple of different ways that you can brew smarter and save quite a bit of money along the way….