« on: September 19, 2015, 05:51:01 AM »
To each his own (should be the Homebrewers' mantra). But I think there is a benefit to drawing off a sample that you may be missing; with a sample, you get to taste your beer. I find it instructive to experience how my beer tastes at every reasonable opportunity.
+1 To me, brewing is a lot like cooking. You taste it as you cook / brew it to see how it is progressing.