Let’s face it, beer drinking is an expensive hobby. Especially if you have a taste for imported or craft beers. One of the reasons many beer aficionados first consider home brewing is the savings. But don’t expect to buy a boat or pay your mortgage with what you’ll pocket in return. By the time you factor in brewing supplies and fresh ingredients for each new batch, the savings are there, but not astronomical. Keep in mind, however, that brewing a small batch of beer is just about as labor intensive as a large batch. The more you brew, the more you save. So, the lesson is this: Drink more beer!