We Americans are a people of extremes--if something has been declared to be good for us, then two or more must be better! In a recent NPR article touting a "good for you" adult beverage with which to ring in the New Year, the author warned the reader that too much may make you fat and/or damage your liver. The beverage is beer, and thus this post's title, "Everything in Moderation." The rise in craft beer brewing has taken America by storm and the article also addresses the issue of larger numbers of calories in some craft beers. Repeat after me, "everything in moderation."
Interest in home brewing has also increased over the past decade, and the home brewer can now find equipment and advice nearby (Border Brew Supply, located on route 28 in Salem, is probably the closest). If the idea of brewing your own appeals to you, borrow one of our books to give you an idea of what you're getting yourself into, and what you can achieve!