Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/washington/news.aspx?id=129319
Story Retrieval Date: 5/19/2013 4:36:07 PM CST
The rise of microbreweries in the U.S. has many Chicagoans interested in brewing their own beer according to Jeff Fisher, owner of Bev Art Brewer & Winemaker Supply. The recession may also be forcing many to consider brewing at home. Nevertheless, many who brew say while one stands to save by adopting a do-it-yourself attitude, the joy of tasting a finished product knowing you made it may be the ultimate motivation.