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Old 03-08-2009, 01:35 AM   #1
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Default Brewing beer is like a futures contract

If you think about it, brewing beer is like buying a futures contract. I've read discussions lately, about per bottle cost of home brewing. I like to think about the economics of brewing as paying money today for something that I will partake of tomorrow. My $40 today fixes the future value of my buzz, which might cost more in the future. Plus, it's insurance against hard times.

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Old 03-08-2009, 01:46 AM   #2
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I've also heard it said that homebrewing to save money on beer is like buying a boat to save money on fish. Maybe somewhere down the line it will get a lot cheaper, but for now I do it because I love creating something with my efforts.

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