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Economy Tanks: Brew Beer Right Away

OK, so maybe the economy's in trouble. If we get to real free-fall you'll want to be ready with bread, beans, bullets and beer. Specifically, beer you brew yourself. Or says the Bear Ridge Project:

People in a depressed society look for an escape. The person furnishing that escape becomes invaluable to that society.

Others are among us are questioning/commenting here.

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Good economy or bad, one should always feel free to make some good homebrew. I reached my homebrewing peak in the mid-90s, when the economy was going upward. (Nowadays I don't brew mostly out of laziness - sterilizing all of those bottles is such a pain....)

Sent by andy carvin, npr | 4:05 PM | 1-22-2008