Five years ago my grandparents asked me what I wanted for Christmas. At this point in my life I don’t need anything. I already have way too much crap stuff. However, they are two of the sweetest people in the world and insisted on getting me a something. So I decided that the most productive thing that they could get me was a beer making kit. Since then I’ve been going crazy with it.
I’m constantly learning new things and mainstreaming my cooking, because that’s basically what it is, cooking. Coming up with new recipes is probably the best part. Few things smell better than beer cooking in kitchen. Recently my wife purchased me a keg system so I’m hoping to be making a keezer in the near future. And like the radios that I obsess over, home brewed beer makes for a very good gift for friends, or a great way to make new friends.