Pictured: MoreBeer’s BRKIT100 Homebrew Starter Kit
A driving factor for a lot of homebrewers to pick up this great hobby is… saving money. After all, if I make my own beer at home, it’s got to be cheaper, right?
Let’s find out.
These are estimates and assumptions. Actual costs are going to vary. This scenario assumes you drink quality craft beer. Along those lines, for estimation’s sake, let’s say you like a popular style like a mildly hoppy pale ale and you’d generally spend about $7 or $8 or so on a 6 pack. Shipping charges will be considered $0 as free shipping options are usually available at certain thresholds. Taxes will be considered $0. This scenario assumes an extract brewing technique.
Let’s get started…