Make home brew beer

Australia is one of the more expensive places in the world to drink alcohol and there is not much you can do about it.

With the minimum price for a average bottle of wine starting at $8 Australian, and and carton (box) of beer with 24 bottles is $44 Australian (or more).

If you like a beer or two, then it is a typical Australian thing to brew your own beer.

The ingredients are cheap to purchase, the process simple, and the brewing barrel costing not a lot, and available second hand on

The only other things needed then are clean empty bottles and the capping equipment.

"Coopers" is a well regarded name for home brew beers and their brewed beer products available to purchase in most bars... so you can sample.

Making your own beer is something best down when you life for a while somewhere as it requires some time investment. The activity in itself is entertaining and fun for a group... and something for which the cost can be split between the group.

The price of beer works out at less than half of the price to buy beer, and there is that certain satisfaction in the taste of a beer that you made yourself... particularly after the 8th bottle.

Extra Tip: The more business minded brewers have some good success selling their product (if there is any left over).

Related Links:
 Coopers Home Brew Kits
 Gumtree Beering Brewing equipment

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